Benita M. Warmbold

Benita M. Warmbold


Benita Warmbold is a corporate director and the former Senior Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Canada Pension Plan (“CPP”) Investment Board, having retired from the latter in July 2017. Over her nine years at CPP Investment Board, Ms. Warmbold was responsible for finance, risk, performance, tax, internal audit, legal, technology, data, and investment operations. Prior to joining the CPP Investment Board in 2008, Ms. Warmbold held senior leadership positions with Northwater Capital, Canada Development Investment Corporation, and KPMG. She is former Chair of the Canadian Public Accountability Board. Ms. Warmbold holds a B.Comm. (Honours) from Queen’s University and is a Chartered Professional Accountant and a Fellow of CPA Ontario. Ms. Warmbold is a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors and is a WXN Hall of Fame inductee.

Key Areas of Experience

  • Accounting and finance
  • Capital markets
  • Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) matters
  • Financial services
  • Risk management

Scotiabank Board Details

  • Director since October 29, 2018
  • Member of Audit and Conduct Review Committee (Chair and designated financial expert) and Corporate Governance Committee
  • Independent

Public Company Directorships

  • Methanex Corporation
  • AtkinsRéalis (legally known as SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.)