Mike Durland

CEO, Melancthon Capital

Mike Durland is the former Group Head and CEO, Global Banking and Markets, for Scotiabank. He retired from Scotiabank in 2016 to pursue a variety of business, philanthropic, and academic interests. Today, he is the CEO of Melancthon Capital, a member of the Business Strategy Committee for the Global Risk Institute, the Chair of the Board of Directors of DeepLearning, a founding principal in Cabot Links, a member of the Board of Directors of TruLeaf Sustainable Agriculture, a member of the advisory board of Riipen Networks Inc., a member of the Board of Directors of the Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation, a member of the Advisory Board of the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University, and a member of the Advisory Boards of the Center for Social Impact and the Master of Management Analytics Program, both at Queen’s University. He holds a B.Comm degree from St. Mary’s University, a PhD in Finance and Operations Research from Queen’s University, and an honorary doctorate from St. Mary’s University.