Susan Cowan Chief Executive Officer Learn MoreEn savoir plus × Susan Cowan Chief Executive Officer Susan Cowan is a senior capital markets executive with over 20 years experience in the financial services industry including debt capital markets and investment management. Susan served as a Managing Director at BMO Capital Markets. Her focus was on origination, structuring and execution of complex public and private corporate debt financings in a variety of sectors, including infrastructure and project finance, real estate/REITS, diversified and industrial products and income trusts. Prior to this, Susan was an Investment Officer in Sun Life’s Private Placement Investment Group originating and managing a multi-billion dollar portfolio of corporate bonds, venture capital, leasing, and oil and gas equity investments. Susan works extensively with numerous organizations. She knows how to build group capacity, empowering teams and stakeholders to exceed expectations and is respected as a leader, both within the workplace and in the wider business community. Susan has served on the Board Development Committee for Crohn’s and Colitis Canada since 2017, building relationships to raise the funds needed to power research and develop key programs. She became a Board Director in 2018 serving on the Development and Finance and Governance Committees. Susan is also a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and “theBoardlist”. She has a Honours degree in Economics from the University of Toronto. In November 2020, Susan stepped down as a Board Director to serve as the interim CEO of Crohn's and Colitis Canada.