Ross McDonaldBoard Member
Mr. McDonald served 35 years with Royal Bank of Canada (“RBC”) retiring as Senior Vice President & Head of Caribbean Banking. From 2001 until his retirement in 2011, Mr. McDonald led RBC’s commercial and retail banking operations throughout the Caribbean. He was instrumental in the acquisition of RBTT, which expanded RBC’s operations to 19 countries and territories across the region.
Mr. McDonald is currently a director of RBC Royal Bank (Bahamas) Limited, RBC’s commercial bank in the Bahamas and RBC FINCO, which is a publicly listed company and operates as RBC’s mortgage banking company in the Bahamas. He is Chairman of the Board of Cable Bahamas Limited, the country’s premier cable and internet provider and a director of BeAliv Limited, the fastest growing mobile provider in the Bahamas. He is also a director of Bahamas Petroleum Company Plc, an Aim listed public company, formed to invest in an offshore oil exploration programme in the territorial waters of The Bahamas. Mr. McDonald received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Vermont and a Master of Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business.