Senior Vice President, Ontario, Business Development Bank of Canada
Lesley Lawrence was appointed Senior Vice President, Ontario in November 2016. In this role, she is responsible for overseeing BDC’s lending and consulting services in Ontario. She is also the national champion for the Bank’s Women Entrepreneur initiative.
Lawrence has over 25 years of experience in the financial services sector. Since joining BDC in 2000, she has held several senior management positions including Vice President, Financing and Consulting for GTA North and GTA West, and Vice President and Area Manager for Toronto East.
Lawrence holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto and has completed an executive leadership program at the Helios Executive Institute.