Steve Hawkins

CISO & SVP, Information Security & Control, Scotiabank , Scotiabank

Steve Hawkins is Scotiabank’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Senior Vice President, Information Security & Control (IS&C). He brings over 35 years of experience to these roles and leads a team of over 700 information security professionals that protect over $1 Trillion in assets, and information for 25 million customers across 50+ countries. Currently, he is delivering on Scotia’s transformation to a Digital Bank through key strategies aimed at keeping systems and consumers safe.

Steve majored in Finance graduating from McMaster University’s Commerce Program Summa Cum Laude and has also attended the Queen’s Executive Program.