Derek HoltVice-President and Head of Capital Markets Economics
Derek Holt is Vice President and Head of Capital Markets Economics at Scotiabank in Toronto. He is responsible for leading the team in the application of economic and financial market forecasts and research to the needs of Scotiabank’s global institutional investor clients and major bank clients. He also regularly advises Scotiabank’s senior management. He joined Scotiabank’s trading floor from a senior role with another Canadian bank and has split his two and a half decade career in both bank and trading floor settings serving a wide variety of capital markets, corporate and retail clients. Derek regularly travels throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, the US and Canada to meet with clients, and is frequently cited in the press for his views. He holds graduate degrees in both Economics and Finance as well as the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.