Mike Durland

Mike Durland

Distinguished Fellow, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy


Mike Durland is the former Group Head and CEO, Global Banking and Markets for Scotiabank. He retired from Scotiabank in 2016 to pursue a variety of business, philanthropic and academic interests.

Today, Durland is the CEO of Melancthon Capital, a member of the Business Strategy Committee for the Global Risk Institute, the Chair of the Board of Directors of DeepLearni.ng, a founding principal in Cabot Links, a member of the Board of  Directors of TruLeaf Sustainable Agriculture, a member of the advisory board of Riipen Networks Inc, a member of the Board of Directors of the Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation, a member of the Advisory Board of the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University, a member of the Advisory Board of the Center for Social Impact at Queen’s University and the Master of Management Analytics Program at Queen’s University.

Durland holds a B Comm degree from St. Mary’s University, a PhD in Finance and Operations Research from Queen’s University and an honorary Doctorate from St. Mary’s University.

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