Head of U.S. Capital Markets
Scott Wilson is Head of U.S. Capital Markets. He is responsible for the strategic vision, as well as oversight and growth, for all CIBC Captial Markets activities in the U.S. region, including Corporate and Investment Banking and trading room products and services. Wilson serves on the CIBC U.S. Region Executive Committee and global Capital Markets Management Committee.
Wilson’s previous positions at CIBC included COO of U.S. Private Wealth Management, Head of Capital Markets Europe, CAO for global Wholesale Banking and Head of Legal & Compliance for Asia-Pacific & Europe regions.
Wilson began his career as a lawyer in Washington, D.C., working as a legal and regulatory advisor. He holds a Juris Doctorate from UCLA’s School of Law, as well as an MBA issued jointly by Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He also holds a BA from the University of California.
Wilson is also a board member and non-executive Treasurer of Seacology, a non-profit organization with a mission to protect the unique habitats and cultures of islands worldwide.