Morten Friis | [read article]
HBS Club of Toronto
HBS Club of Toronto Director
Chief Risk Officer, Royal Bank of Canada
As Chief Risk Officer at the Royal Bank of Canada, Mr. Friis oversees the strategic management of risk on an enterprise-wide basis.
brings many years of experience to his
Prior to this position, Mr. Friis was Executive Vice-President and Chief Credit Officer for RBC.
Mr. Friis joined RBC's Group Risk Management in 1997 as a Senior Vice-President with primary responsibility for credit and counterparty risk issues.
Mr. Friis has been with RBC since 1979 and has held various positions of increasing responsibility, with banking assignments that took him to Calgary, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and London, England.
Mr. Friis is on the board of the Harvard Business School Club of Toronto and Tafelmusik.
He is also on the advisory board for the Centre for Research and Education on Women and Work at Carleton University.
Mr. Friis has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Queen's University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
wife, Janice, have two children.