Barbara Palk retired from TD Asset Management as president, with three decades of institutional investment management experience. She now serves on the boards of Crombie REIT, First National Financial and TD Asset Management USA Funds Inc.
Previously, Barbara served on the boards of the Canadian Coalition of Good Governance, the Investment Counselling Association of Canada, the Shaw Festival, the Perimeter Institute, Greenwood College School and Unicef Canada. She is the former Chair of the Board of Trustees at Queen's University.
Barbara is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute and a CFA charterholder. She earned a BA (Hons) in Economics from Queen's University and is a recipient of the Ontario Volunteer Award and the Queen's Jubilee Medal. She has been named one of Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women.