Ms. Martine Irman was appointed Chairperson of EDC's Board of Directors in November 2017. Ms. Irman is Vice Chair and Head of Global Enterprise Banking, TD Securities, and Senior Vice President, TD Bank Group. She is an experienced leader in international finance and capital markets. Ms. Irman is also a celebrated industry leader; in 2016 she received Brock University's Goodman School of Business Distinguished Leaders award and in 2013 she received the Women in Capital Markets Leadership Award. She was the recipient of Canada's Top 40 Under 40™ award in 2003. Ms. Irman is fully bilingual and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Financial Studies from Western University. She also completed the Advanced Management Program at the Wharton School and holds an Institute of Corporate Directors qualification from the Rotman School of Management.