Dee Patterson

Dee Patterson is an experienced corporate director with a record of accomplishment as a senior executive with Scotiabank. In her over 26 years with Scotiabank, she was a trusted advisor for many of the Bank’s largest clients and gained experience across a broad range of industry sectors and geographies with a particular focus on utilities, social infrastructure, government and financial services. Dee’s diverse experience includes working with small to large businesses through early stage, growth, and mature business cycles. 

Prior to Financial Services, Dee worked in Healthcare, with experience gained within leading Healthcare institutions in Europe, North America, and Africa. 

Dee currently also serves on the Boards of RFA Bank of Canada (Chair Enterprise Risk Management Committee; member Governance Committee) and is a Governor of York University (Trustee of the Pension Fund; member Pension Fund Investment Committee and Governance and HR Committee), having previously served on the boards of Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited (2018-2021), Prostate Cancer Canada (2016-2019) and North York General Hospital Foundation (2007 – 2016). 

Dee holds her ICD.D, a Master’s in Finance from London Business School, an MBA from York University and an undergraduate in Physiotherapy from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.