Driving the growth and competitiveness of Toronto’s financial services industry
Jennifer Reynolds, the President and CEO of Toronto Finance International (TFI), a public-private partnership between Canada’s largest financial services institutions and the government again joins Enterprise Radio.
Listen to host Eric Dye & guest Jennifer Reynolds discuss the following:
- Since we talked last, you rebranded yourself. Tell us more about TFI and what you do a daily basis?
- What are your primary goals as it comes to the relationship between TFI and the US.
- There has been a lot of talk about NAFTA lately. Why is NAFTA important and can you expand on the importance of trade relationships between US and Canada?
- You had released a report in collaboration with Ernst & Young and Corporate Knights that talks about a push to transition to a low-carbon economy and explored the potential for Toronto and Canada. Tell us about that.
- What makes Toronto a great city to do business with in your opinion?
- For those that are looking to get into the financial sector. Maybe new grads who are looking to relocate to Toronto or start a business there. Do you have any tips for them?
- Since we talked last, has there been any more progress with women in the financial sector. Is there a recruitment effort or do you see an increase in hirings in the financial region in Toronto?
- To become a member of the TFI, what do business have to do?
Jennifer Reynolds is the President and CEO of Toronto Finance International (TFI), a public-private partnership whose mission is to drive the growth and competitiveness of Toronto’s financial services industry and to establish Toronto’s prominence as a leading international financial centre.
Prior to joining TFI, Jennifer was the President and CEO of Women in Capital Markets where she advocated for the advancement of women in the financial sector and on corporate boards. She also spent 15 years working in the capital markets industry having held senior roles in investment banking, venture capital, and global risk management.
In 2015 and 2017, Jennifer was named a Women’s Executive Network (WXN) Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner.
She is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Women’s Leadership Program and received her MBA from McGill University, as well as a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Economics and Political Science from McGill University.
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