James Neate

Co-Group Head, Global Banking and Markets
James Neate

In his current role as Co-Group Head, James has global management responsibility for Investment Banking, Global Business Payments and Corporate Banking. His focus is on leading strategic direction and alignment, leveraging key growth opportunities and enhancing customer relationships while strengthening risk and governance oversight. He was appointed to this position in December, 2018.

Since joining Scotiabank in 1985, James has held a variety of leadership positions in areas including: Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, Wealth Management, International Banking and Global Banking and Markets. Most recently, James held the position of Global Head of Corporate and Investment Banking.

James earned a BA in Economics and Political Science at McMaster University and completed the Ivey Executive Program at Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario.