Dan is the national director, Client and Business Strategy with RBC Royal Bank. Located in Toronto, Dan has over 20 years of financial services industry experience, comprising of assignments in personal financial services, wealth management, investor and treasury services, and commercial financial services. In his current role, Dan sets and manages the national strategic direction for business and professional services and knowledge-based industries in Canada. The objectives of this role are to: develop and lead the execution of business and market strategies to achieve business objectives and operational performance; enable client acquisition, growth and retention in target markets; and lead and support the national network of sales management, relationship management, risk management and specialized teams. Dan maintains an active volunteer profile through programs such as Junior Achievement — Diversity In Action and Economics of Staying in School, and he holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Dalhousie University.