Lisa McDonald

Chief Risk Officer at ATB Financial


As the Chief Risk Officer, Lisa has overall responsibility for ATB Financial's Risk Management and Compliance functions. She also supports ATB's performance through the strategic oversight of risk-taking activity, the management of risk, risk appetite framework, and compliance across the organization. Lisa is supported by a team of risk management professionals with expertise spanning the risk disciplines of credit, market/liquidity, operational, regulatory, and strategic/execution.

Lisa joined ATB in 2012 as the Vice President of Enterprise Risk Management. Her portfolio included ATB's Enterprise Risk Management and was expanded to include legislative compliance management, privacy, anti-money laundering, operational risk, stress testing, and business continuity management. Prior to joining ATB, Lisa held numerous roles at other organizations and financial institutions; each one furthering her risk and compliance management experience. In 2017, Lisa moved into the role of Chief Risk Officer, which includes participation in the Enterprise Risk Management Committee, Asset Liability Committee, Ethics Committee, and a number of other senior management committees.

With her 20+ years experience in banking, risk management and consulting, Lisa knows that genuine relationships, mutual understanding and trust form the foundation of a strong risk culture.

Lisa holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University and a Bachelor of Business Commerce from Memorial University.


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