The Honourable Lisa Raitt, P.C.


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The Honourable Lisa Raitt joined CIBC Capital Markets in January 2020, having previously worked in both the public and private sectors. Lisa’s current focus is on senior client coverage and business development with clients in the energy, infrastructure and industrial sectors, which align closely with her expertise. 

Prior to her current role, Lisa was the President and CEO of the Toronto Port Authority. She was elected into the House of Commons in 2008, where she held three senior portfolios serving as Minister of Natural Resources, Minister of Labour, and Minister of Transport. Most recently, Lisa was the Deputy Leader of the Official Opposition and the Conservative Party of Canada.  

Lisa holds a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Francis Xavier University and a master’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Guelph. She possesses an LL.B from Osgoode Hall Law School and was called to the Ontario bar in 1998. In 2020 Lisa was named a Woodrow Wilson Center Global Fellow of the Canada Institute.