Mark Beckles

Senior Director, Youth Strategy & Innovation

With over 25 years’ experience in financial services, Mark has held executive leadership roles in banking, insurance, risk management and the non-profit sector.

Currently, Mark is the Senior Director, Youth Strategy and Innovation and has national responsibility for executing RBC Future Launch, a $500MM investment to ensure that young Canadians are ready for the future of work.

Prior to assuming this role Mark was Head, RBC Insurance Advice Centre, responsible for leading over 500 licensed insurance advisors who provide insurance advice and solutions to RBC Insurance clients across Canada. Mark has served as Regional Vice President, Retail Banking in the Greater Toronto Region at RBC

Mark is actively engaged in the community and has volunteered on many boards. He currently serves on the board of Harbourfront Centre, and is an Advisory Board member of the Canadian Multicultural LEAD Organization.

In 2011, Mark received the City of Toronto Bob Marley Award for his commitment to diversity and City Building. In 2012, he was recognized with the BBPA Distinguished Men of Honor Award. He was also recognized for his work in support of the Canadian Sickle Cell Network. In 2012 he received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal for his community volunteerism. In 2015, Mark received the 2015 Harry Jerome award for Professional Excellence.

Mark holds an MBA in International Business from the University of Bradford and has completed executive programs with Richard Ivey School of Business, and Rotman Business School. Mark is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and holds the (ICD.D) designation.

Mark is married with three children and enjoys reading, jazz and football.

Schedule

Mon, Sept 23

03:50pm

03:50pm - 04:00pm

Youth

Closing Remarks with Mark Beckles of RBC Future Launch

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Tues, Sept 24

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Wed, Sept 25

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Thurs, Sept 26

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