Chairman and CEO, RBC Capital Markets
Doug McGregor is Group Head, RBC Capital Markets and RBC Investor & Treasury Services, Chairman and CEO of RBC Capital Markets, and is a member of RBC’s Group Executive. As Chairman and CEO of RBC Capital Markets, Doug has global oversight of the firm’s Corporate & Investment Banking and Global Markets activities conducted by its over 7,400 employees worldwide. He also directly leads the investment bank’s real estate lending businesses. As Group Head of RBC Investor & Treasury Services, Doug is responsible for this business’ custody, treasury and financing services for institutional clients globally.
Doug began his career in corporate finance and then institutional equity sales at Pitfield Mackay Ross Ltd. in 1979. In 1983, he became a real estate investment banker with Marcil Trust, which was later acquired by RBC Capital Markets in 1990. Doug holds an Honours BA (Business) and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario. While at university, his accomplishments as an athlete earned him the Purple Blanket for achievement in wrestling at the national level and induction into the “W” Club Hall of Fame. In 2016, Doug was recognized by Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia with an Honorary Doctor of Commerce degree for his accomplishments in the financial services industry, contributions to the community and support for advanced learning.
An involved community member, Doug serves on the University Health Network’s Board of Trustees in Toronto and is a former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada. He is an active fundraiser for The United Way and for Ingles House, a home for young women recovering from addiction, and its parent organization, LOFT Community Services.