avatar for William Bonnell, RMA Chair

William Bonnell, RMA Chair

National Bank of Canada
Executive Vice President, Risk Management and Chief Risk Officer
Present Job Function: Bonnell is Executive Vice President, Risk Management, and Chief Risk Officer at National Bank of Canada. He is responsible for enterprise-wide risk management including credit, market, and operational risk. He has also held successive leadership positions in credit risk management, proprietary trading, and market risk management.

Previous Employment: Prior to joining National Bank in 2001, Bonnell worked in Toronto, London, and Dublin in a variety of risk management, capital markets, and management roles within the banking industry.
Education: Bonnell earned a BBA from Bishop’s University, an International MBA from the Schulich School of Business, and completed studies at EM Lyon Business School. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and holds the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) designation from the Global Association of Risk Professionals.

Member, Foundation Board of International Financial Risk Institute (IFRI)
Past chair, Canadian Bankers Association - Risk Committee
Past member, Board of Directors - Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation
Past member, Rotman MFRM Advisory Board

RMA Service:
Member, Board of Directors