Jake Lawrence

Co-Group Head, Global Banking and Markets
Jake Lawrence


Jake Lawrence was appointed Co-Group Head, Global Banking and Markets in December, 2018. In this role, Jake specifically holds oversight of Scotiabank’s Global Capital Markets businesses, focused on building alignment across product groups and priority markets to best serve our clients throughout our global footprint.

He continues to provide leadership and management of Scotiabank’s Global Banking and Markets in the U.S. including the overall strategic direction and execution of Scotiabank’s U.S. businesses.

Jake joined Scotiabank in 2002 and has held progressively senior roles in the Finance and Group Treasury and Global Banking and Markets teams. He was previously Senior Vice President and Deputy Treasurer, responsible for Scotiabank’s wholesale funding activities, including securitization and regulatory capital, as well as liquidity management. Jake also served as Senior Vice President, Investor Relations for the Bank, and was responsible for the coordination of the office of Scotiabank’s President and CEO and related communications activities.

Jake holds an Honours BA from Lakehead University and an MBA from Wilfrid Laurier School of Business and Economics.