Anya M. Schnoor

Executive Vice President, Retail Products
Anya M. Schnoor


Anya Schnoor was appointed Executive Vice President, Retail Products for Canadian Banking in November 2017. In this role, Anya and her team are responsible for designing and delivering financial solutions that drive growth through Scotiabank's Canadian branch network, call centres and digital channels.

A native of Jamaica, Anya’s experience in the financial services sector in the Caribbean spans more than 25 years in the areas of wealth management, insurance and banking. She is widely-recognized as a strong business leader in the Caribbean Region.

Anya first joined Scotiabank Jamaica in 2006 as Senior Vice President, Investments & Wealth, International Banking based in Jamaica. Since that time, she has taken on increased levels of responsibility for Scotiabank business across the region including, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Trinidad & Tobago, International Banking from 2012-2016, and most recently Senior Vice President and Head, Caribbean South & East, International Banking from 2016-2017 with responsibility for the Bank’s business across 12 countries in the Caribbean.

Anya has served on a variety of Scotiabank subsidiary and other external boards, and is an active member of the community. Most recently she served on the Board of Directors of the United Way of Trinidad and Tobago and she is currently a member of the International Women’s Forum (IWF) which is an organization dedicated to supporting the next generation of women leaders.

Anya holds a Master of Business Administration from Barry University and a Bachelor of Arts in Finance and International Business from Florida International University.