Sven List headshot, EDC
Sven List Senior Vice-President, Canadian Corporate Business Export Development Canada Sven List

Sven List was appointed Senior Vice-President, Canadian Corporate Business in April 2024. In this role, he oversees EDC’s large-segment financing portfolio to support international trade for these critical drivers of Canada’s prosperity.

Sven’s group leverages our vast networks to help corporate customers grow and succeed in new markets. Together, these functions facilitate EDC’s ability to achieve its strategic vision of building a stronger and more sustainable economic future for all Canadians.

Prior to this, Sven was Senior Vice-President, Corporate and International. In that role, since April 2022, he was accountable for the relationship management and loan underwriting functions for EDC’s corporate customer segment as well as EDC’s international strategy and operations.

Since joining EDC in 2000, Sven worked in progressively senior roles in the Structured Project Finance (SPF) team before being promoted to VP and Head of Structured and Project Finance in 2014 and then VP and Head of Corporate Lending International. He was appointed to EDC’s Executive Management Team as Senior Vice-President, Trade Connections in May 2019. Prior to joining EDC, he held positions of increasing responsibility within the corporate banking unit of a foreign bank’s operations in Mexico.

Sven holds a Master’s in Business Administration from McGill University, a BBA degree in finance and a BA in economics (honors) from The University of Texas at Austin.

Date modified: 2024-05-31