Aaron W. Regent

Aaron W. Regent


Aaron Regent is Chair of the Board of Scotiabank. He is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Magris Performance Materials Inc., a leading North American based industrial minerals company. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Barrick Gold Corporation from January 2009 to June 2012. Previously, Mr. Regent was Senior Managing Partner of Brookfield Asset Management and Co-Chief Executive Officer of the Brookfield Infrastructure Group, an asset management company, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Falconbridge Limited. Mr. Regent holds a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario and is a chartered accountant and a Fellow of CPA Ontario.

Key Areas of Experience

  • Accounting and finance
  • Capital markets
  • Environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters
  • Human resources and executive compensation
  • Risk management

Scotiabank Board Details

  • Director since April 9, 2013
  • Member of Audit and Conduct Review Committee (designated financial expert), Corporate Governance Committee, Risk Committee and Human Capital and Compensation Committee
  • Independent

Public Company Directorships

  • Nutrien Ltd.