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Mr. Morten N. Friis

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Board Member

Phone: (416) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address:  Philadelphia , Pennsylvania , United States
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research
180 Dundas Street West Suite 1400
Toronto , Ontario M5G 1Z8

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Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Member
    The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc
  • Board Member
    HBS Club of Toronto
  • Board Member
    Harvard Business School Club of Toronto
  • Board Member


  • MBA
    Harvard Business School
  • Bachelor of Arts degree , Economics
    Queen's University
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Morten has 34 years financial services experience, most recently as chief risk officer for the Royal Bank of Canada. In that role he was accountable for the strategic management of risk on an enterprise-wide basis. He was also a member of RBC's Group Executive, which sets the overall strategic direction of RBC.
Morten joined RBC in 1979 and was appointed chief risk officer in 2004. Prior to this position, he was executive vice-president and chief credit officer for RBC. He joined RBC's Group Risk Management in 1997 as a senior vice-president with primary responsibility for credit and counterparty risk issues. In his career with RBC, Morten worked in many different areas including Project Finance, Corporate Banking, Fixed Income, Business Banking and RBC's financial institution business.
Morten has been appointed to the Board of the Royal Bank of Scotland and will be a member of the group audit committee and the board risk committee. He is also on the boards of the Harvard Business School Club of Toronto, the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research and the Philadelphia-based Risk Management Association.
Morten has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Queen's University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. Morten and his wife, Janice, have two children and live in Toronto.
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Morten Friis
HBS Club of Toronto Director
Chief Risk Officer, Royal Bank of Canada
Mr. Friis is also a Member of the Board of Directors of The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. He retired from the Royal Bank of Canada in 2014 after a 34-year career serving as its Chief Risk Officer from 2004 until his retirement.
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