Following a distinguished career in the financial industry, in 2018, Mr. Mowat retired as President & CEO of ATB Financial, a position he held for 11 years. Prior to joining ATB, he was the CEO of Vancouver City Savings Credit Union from 2000 until 2007. In 2015, Mr. Mowat was named Chair of the Alberta Royalty Review panel, and in 2019, was appointed to the Blue Ribbon Panel on Alberta’s Finances. He is also a member of the TELUS Board of Directors and the Laurentian Bank of Canada. Mr. Mowat holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia. In 2015, he received an Honorary Bachelor of Business Administration from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, and in 2017 he received an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of Alberta. Mr. Mowat was also selected by Alberta Venture Magazine as Alberta’s Business Person of the Year for 2014.