The Honourable Lisa Raitt

Vice-Chair, Global Investment Banking, CIBC Capital Markets
Former Minister of Transport, Labour and Natural Resources Government of Canada

The Honourable Lisa Raitt joined CIBC Capital Markets in January 2020, having previously worked in both the public and private sectors. Ms. Raitt’s current focus is on senior client coverage and business development with clients in the energy, infrastructure and industrial sectors, which align closely with her deep expertise.

Prior to her current role, Ms. Raitt was the President and CEO of the Toronto Port Authority. She was elected into the House of Commons in 2008, where she went on to hold three senior portfolios serving as Minister of Natural Resources, Minister of Labour, and Minister of Transport. Most recently, Ms. Raitt was the Deputy Leader of the Official Opposition and the Conservative Party of Canada.

Ms. Raitt holds a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Francis Xavier University and a master’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Guelph. She possesses an LL.B from Osgoode Hall Law School and was called to the Ontario bar in 1998. In 2020 Ms. Raitt was named a Woodrow Wilson Center Global Fellow of the Canada Institute.

Speaker Sessions

Finding Common Ground: Making Climate Change a Bipartisan Priority

  • Reaching Destination Net Zero
  • Intersectional Track
  • Ensuring Water Security
  • Restoring and Protecting Nature
  • Building Resilient Communities
  • Government Policy and Corporate Governance
Session Date
Wednesday, Feb 14 2024 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Featuring
Aaron Freeman Founder, GreenPAC & Owner and Principal, Pivot Strategic Consulting
The Honourable Lisa Raitt Vice-Chair, Global Investment Banking, CIBC Capital Markets
Former Minister of Transport, Labour and Natural Resources Government of Canada
Matthew Holmes Senior Vice President, Policy & Government Relations, Canadian Chamber of Commerce