Phil Thomas

Executive Vice President & Chief Retail Risk Officer
Phil Thomas

Phil joined Scotiabank in 1997 and has progressed through a series of increasingly senior positions across the Bank, including roles in Retail Banking, Digital Channels, Contact Centres and Retail Credit Risk.

Phil is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership for retail and small business credit risk globally, oversight for risk in the Pacific Alliance markets and Global Risk Management’s Advanced Analytics area. In November 2018, he was appointed Executive Vice President & Chief Retail Risk Officer.

He holds a BA (Economics & Political Science) from Dalhousie University. He contributes his time to organizations such as the YMCA, Scotiabank’s Inclusion Council and Scotiabank’s Women Initiative Advisory Board.