Nora A. Aufreiter


Key Areas of Experience:

  • Digital, technology and information security
  • Financial services
  • Governance
  • Human resources and executive compensation
  • Retail/consumer

Nora Aufreiter is a corporate director and former senior partner of McKinsey and Company, an international consulting firm. Throughout her 27 year career at McKinsey, she held multiple leadership roles including Managing Director of McKinsey’s Toronto office, leader of the North American Digital and Omni Channel service line and was a member of the firm’s global personnel committees. She has worked extensively in Canada, the United States and internationally serving clients in consumer-facing industries including retail, consumer and financial services, energy and the public sector. Ms. Aufreiter holds a B.A. (Honours) in business administration from the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario and an M.B.A from the Harvard Business School. She was recognized in 2011 as one of “Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100”. In June 2018, Ms. Aufreiter was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws at the University of Western Ontario.

Public Company Directorships:

  • The Kroger Co.

Scotiabank Board Details:

  • Director since August 25, 2014
  • Member of Human Resources Committee and Corporate Governance Committee (Chair)
  • Independent