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Rob Fischer

Chief Risk and Compliance Officer

Silicon Valley Bank Canada


Professional Summary

Rob Fischer is the Chief Risk and Compliance Officer for SVB Canada, where he applies a practical approach to ensuring that risk exposures are effectively mitigated and regulatory expectations are being met. He is passionate about helping clients succeed by playing a role in shaping the future direction of banking to facilitate innovation in Canada.

Rob has extensive experience in the financial services industry, having served in the roles of Chief Risk Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer at Capital One Bank (Canada Branch) and UBS Bank (Canada). Earlier in his career, Rob played various risk and compliance roles at TD Bank Financial Group and BMO Financial Group.

Rob earned an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School and an M.B.A. from Schulich School of Business. He is a member of Law Society of Upper Canada and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.

Outside of work, you’ll find Rob watching his children play hockey in arenas across the Greater Toronto Area, or honing his guitar skills in front of family and friends.