Carl Burlock was appointed Executive Vice-President and Chief Business Officer in May 2019, with accountability for EDC’s lines of business, distribution and operations enablement functions. He was first promoted to Senior Vice-President and Global Head, Financing and Investments in May 2014, with accountability for EDC’s SME financing, corporate financing, structured and project financing, and private equity business. Since May 2017 he was responsible for EDC’s new International Growth Capital (IGC) group, which combines EDC’s private equity and SME financing team, and includes responsibility for EDC’s cleantech business development team. Having joined EDC in 1997, Mr. Burlock also served as Vice-President of Commercial Markets and Small Business; Vice-President of HR Client Services; Director of EDC’s Extractive and Resources Financing team; as well as various positions within EDC’s industry sector areas.
Prior to joining EDC, Mr. Burlock spent nine years as a mechanical engineer for Nova Scotia Power Inc. He holds a master's in business administration from Dalhousie University and a bachelor's in mechanical engineering from Dalhousie University/Technical University of Nova Scotia. He is also a graduate of the senior executive program of Columbia University.