Daryl Yeo

Daryl is an accomplished corporate director and retired senior executive with a proven track record of over four decades in the financial services industry. Daryl’s extensive career with CIBC and RBC covered the spectrums of consumer, business and major corporate client markets, as well as varied lending and cash management businesses, including international trade finance and investment banking.

Since his retirement in 2006, Daryl has directed his efforts to independent board member positions, serving on the boards of ResMor Trust, Wealth One Bank of Canada, Community Trust and Epilepsy Toronto, with particular focus on risk management and corporate governance.

He was instrumental in the creation of the Risk Management Committee of ResMor Trust, including the development of associated polices through his role as Committee Chair, and was actively involved in the evolution of corporate business strategy that resulted in growth in assets from $500MM to $4BN over the four years prior to its sale in 2013.

From 2015 to 2017, Daryl played an instrumental role in the start up of Wealth One Bank of Canada, which commenced business in September 2016 as a Schedule 1 Bank, and included oversight of governance matters, such as Committee & Board review of all operational policies, establishment & implementation of Enterprise Risk Management framework, and financial controls. Daryl re-joined the WOBC Board in 2018, and sits on the Audit & Risk Committee.

Daryl sat on the Board of Community Trust Company from 2013 to 2018, and as Chair of the Risk Review Committee over the past four years, Daryl sponsored the development and implementation of Enterprise Risk Management policies and was instrumental in providing oversight of all risk management activities, as well as implementation of OSFI’s Corporate Governance Guidelines.

Daryl holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta, and has achieved the professional ICD.D director designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors and Rotman School of Management, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers.