Peter MacAskill is one of the early hires to NSBI – initially brought on in 2002 to implement a compliance and risk management program within the organization – and is now involved in all aspects of risk management for the organization. In addition, he leads the Corporate Accounting, IT, Property, Business Financing and Venture Capital units.
Peter spent the first eight years of his career working for TD Waterhouse in Toronto. Initially hired in an introductory role, Peter steadily took on increasing duties managing the team that was responsible for all back office mutual fund services and contract and clearing services for the brokerage lines of TD Bank.
Peter is a graduate of St. Francis Xavier University and has completed various leadership programs. Peter volunteers with Canadian Blood Services organizing blood drives for NSBI and as a minor sports coach.
Peter lives in Halifax with his wife Nicole and four children, Noah, Liam, Erin, and Emma.
Peter is currently serving a two-year term (until 2016) as Secretary/Treasurer of the Board.