Benita M. Warmbold

Benita M. Warmbold


Benita Warmbold is a corporate director and the former Senior Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Investment Board having retired 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 CPP Investment Board in 2008, Ms. Warmbold held senior leadership positions with Northwater Capital, Canada Development Investment Corporation and KPMG. She is 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 has been recognized three times as one of “Canada’s Most Powerful Women — Top 100,” and in 2016 was inducted into the WXN Hall of Fame.

Key Areas of Experience

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Capital markets
  • Financial services
  • Risk management
  • Technology

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
  • SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.