Lois Tullo is an expert in the area of risk, technology, finance, compliance and corporate governance. She has over 30 years of business experience spanning financial services, technology, cryptocurrency, telecommunications, strategy consulting, raising venture capital, M&A, and natural resources.
As CFRO/CCO she was responsible for financial oversight and AML and regulatory compliance for a crypto derivatives co. and a blockchain sysdev co. She has over 20 years of Board experience as Chair, Treasurer, and Risk and HR Committee Chair, for a tier 1 bank, private sector and not-for-profit organizations. As an Executive-in-Residence for the Global Risk Institute she published the Global Risks and Trends Framework (GRAFT), she has published on linkage of risk management and business strategy. She has publications for the Banking, Government, and Pension/Asset Management sectors. She is an conference speaker at the United Nations, IACPM, Risk.net, etc, author, and faculty of risk mgt; cyber security, data and IT risk; and financial services at the Schulich School of Business, York University. She teaches in the Master of Risk Management Certificate program, executive programs, MBA, and undergraduate program. She is the author of the whitepaper Enterprise Risk Management – Canadian Best Practices, and Nonfinancial Risk Best Practices in Canada.
She was previously CFO for CIBC Finance Inc. where she was responsible for a $6 Billion credit portfolio, Human Resources, and $1.5 securitization. She held senior positions with a large telecommunication company in the area of Finance, HR, and Business Process Redesign. She provided strategy and technology advice for a Boston consulting firm in the financial, oil and gas, mining, and government sectors. She has done international relief and development work in Ethiopia. She was in data management for a gas transmission company. Previously she was a C.P.A./C.A. with Clarkson Gordon/E&Y, and PWC.
Ms. Tullo is a CPA, CA, ICD.D, CCO. She has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Saskatchewan, and an EMBA from the Ivy School of Business, University of Western.