Thomas Clarkson is currently enjoying a successful career in the financial services industry. Tom graduated from Ridley College in 1999, and headed off to Western University. He honed his passion for business at Western, obtaining a Bachelor of Commerce. Tom credits his career in the financial industry to a strong numerical proficiency and an enjoyment of the banking sector, as well as helping people save and invest their money.
Prior to his current role, Tom held positions at Scotiabank in planning and forecasting, as well as a position at Deliotte concerning regulatory consulting and auditing.
In his current role as Senior Manager, Asset & Liability Management, Tom analyzes, reports, and makes decisions regarding the structural interest rate risk of the bank, hedging (interest rates, foreign currency), wholesale funding, and capital markets transactions. He also prepares regular disclosures and reports for shareholders.
Tom has a strong knowledge of the banking and financial services industry, and would be a great mentor for anyone heading down that path. He also holds his CFA, as well as his CPA (CA).
With more than 700 students from over 50 countries, the largest boarding programme in Ontario and the third largest in Canada, Ridley College is a truly international, co-educational, day and boarding school of the world that prepares students for the world. It has provided enriching learning and life-shaping experiences focused on the arts, academics, and athletics since 1889. Ridley’s Lower School offers JK-Grade 8, its Upper School consists of Grade 9-PG, and Ridley graduates attend some of the top universities and colleges around the world. Ridley is the onlyco-ed independent boarding school in Canada and one of only three in North America authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum programme.