Edward Steeves is the Regional Vice President, Atlantic Canada for Export Development Canada (“EDC”) where he is responsible for the leadership of EDC’s business throughout Atlantic Canada. .
EDC is Canada’s export credit agency whose role is to support and develop Canada’s export trade by helping small, mid-sized and large Canadian companies respond to international business opportunities across a spectrum of industry sectors. EDC is a self-financing, Crown corporation that operates at arm’s length from the Government and provides trade credit insurance, export financing, bonding solutions, and extensive trade and international market expertise to Canadian exporters.
Edward leverages more than 20 years of experience in the financial services sector including senior leadership roles at RBC Royal Bank, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Maritime Life Assurance Company. He brings a wide variety of skills from a diverse financial markets background which includes Canadian corporate and commercial banking, structured finance and project financing. Edward has a Master of Business Administration degree from Dalhousie University and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Saint Mary’s University.
Edward has been an active community member with past board roles with Junior Achievement Nova Scotia, the Canadian Center for Ethics in Public Affairs, the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron, and currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia. Edward resides in Halifax, NS with his wife, Marney, and two daughters.