Warren Jestin

Warren Jestin

Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, Scotiabank

Warren Jestin is Scotiabank’s Chief Economist and has been with the Bank since 1979. He manages a team of Economists providing research and support to Scotiabank’s domestic and international business lines and clients from retail to capital markets. Warren travels extensively meeting with clients and external organizations to discuss the latest economic and financial market developments.

Reflecting his strong interest in policy and education, Warren is currently Chair of Ontario’s Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) and serves on the boards of the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, Seneca College and the Sobey School of Business.
Warren is the Economist in Residence at the University of Guelph’s College of Management & Economics.

Warren has been a member of the C.D. Howe Institute’s Monetary Policy Council, the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education, the Learning Partnership, and the Markham Stouffville Hospital Board of Directors, where he is past Chair. He has also been involved with policy committees of the Canadian and Ontario Chambers of Commerce and the Toronto Board of Trade.

Before joining Scotiabank, Warren earned a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto, worked at the Bank of Canada and taught at several universities.


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