Derek Neldner

CEO and Group Head, RBC Capital Markets at Royal Bank of Canada

Derek Neldner is CEO and Group Head of RBC Capital Markets and is a member of RBC’s Group Executive. Derek has global oversight of the firm and together with the Capital Markets Operating Committee, he sets the overall strategy for RBC’s Corporate & Investment Banking and Global Markets activities conducted by its employees worldwide.

Prior to his current role, Derek was Global Head of Investment Banking. He has been with RBC since 1995 and has worked across all aspects of investment banking, including leading RBC’s energy investment banking practice for several years.

He is a board member of The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) Foundation and is a member of the Major Individual Giving campaign cabinet for the United Way of Toronto & York Region.

Derek holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance from the University of Alberta and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


  • CEO and Group Head, RBC Capital Markets

    Current role