Senior Vice President, Internal Audit, Scotiabank

Perry Orestes is a Senior Vice President of Internal Audit at Scotiabank.  He has responsibility for audits that cover Canada, the Caribbean and Central America, and enterprise-wide responsibilities for credit risk management and corporate governance.  He is a CA, CPA and a CFA. Prior to his appointment to SVP in 2014, Perry was a VP in Internal Audit with responsibility for the Bank’s corporate and commercial lending portfolios.  He has worked at Scotiabank for the past 18 years in a variety of roles in risk management and internal audit.  Prior employers were a leading UK-based logistics firm and a public accounting firm. He has served as the Treasurer of the Gay and Lesbian Community Appeal (now Community One Foundation) and was a financial volunteer for the United Way from 1998 to 2012. When he is not at work, he and his husband enjoy travelling and are big fans of the Toronto International Film Festival.