Helen Sinclair is a corporate director and producer of on-demand digital programming, including continuing education for corporate directors. She spent her early career at The Bank of Nova Scotia, leading to her appointment as head of the bank’s strategic planning and public affairs functions. From 1989 to 1996, she was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Bankers Association.
Helen currently serves on the Board of EPCOR Utilities. She also served on the Boards of the Toronto Dominion Bank, Davis + Henderson and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. She is a member of the Board of the St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation and its Centre for Urban Health Solutions Cabinet. She was previously the Chair of the YMCA of Greater Toronto, as a member of the GTA United Way Campaign Cabinet and on the Board of Governors of York University.
She also has held positions on a variety of public policy and regulatory bodies, including the former Pension Commission of Ontario, and co-chaired an alliance of pension plan sponsors known as the Business Committee on Pension Policy, which commissioned research and conducted advocacy on pension legislation reform.
Helen earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics (Honours) from Glendon College, York University, and a Master of Arts (Economics) from the University of Toronto. She has also completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School and received an Honorary Doctor of Laws from Acadia University.