W. Dave Dowrich



Dave Dowrich is Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (“TIAA”). Prior to joining TIAA in 2021, Mr. Dowrich served as CFO, International Businesses at Prudential Financial Inc., based in Tokyo, Japan. Prior to Prudential Financial, Mr. Dowrich held several executive positions with American International Group (“AIG”) from 2013 to 2020 in Japan and the U.S., including the role of Chief Financial Officer of AIG Japan and Asia Pacific. Previously, Mr. Dowrich held senior roles in investment banking at Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse. He began his career as a pension consulting actuary in Toronto, Ontario. Mr. Dowrich has a B.Sc. in actuarial science and applied statistics from the University of Toronto and an M.B.A. in finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, an Associate of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries, and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

Key Areas of Experience

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

Scotiabank Board Details

  • Director since June 1, 2022
  • Member of Audit and Conduct Review Committee (designated financial expert) and Risk Committee
  • Independent