Christopher (Chris) Rankin was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of BDC in 2016.
In this role, he is responsible for BDC’s enterprise-wide risk framework, risk operations, processes and systems, as well as legal affairs, and also provides oversight of key elements of the Bank’s risk management and reporting practices.
Chris has almost 20 years of experience in risk management, including credit, enterprise, portfolio and operational.
He joined BDC from Wells Fargo Equipment Financing Canada where he was Chief Risk Officer, continuing the role he had held since 2013 at GE Capital Americas Canada prior to its purchase by Wells Fargo in March 2016.
He started his career with GE Capital in 1998 as an account manager and over the years held several leadership roles, including Senior Risk Manager – Canada and Senior Risk Officer and Vice President, Underwriting – GE Capital Canada.
Chris holds an Honours BComm, Finance from McMaster University.