Nezihe Aquino

Nez Aquino is the SVP Enterprise Risk and Chief Risk Officer at Vancity. Her team oversees the credit, legal services and enterprise risk management functions while supporting the organization to make timely, strategic decisions that help to deliver a differentiated member experience.

Nez has held progressive roles at Vancity over the last 15 years leading Finance, Payment Solutions, and Retail Banking prior to her role as the CRO. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over two decades of experience in banking. Prior to joining Vancity, Nez worked at the Bank of America’s credit card division supporting the business performance of that organization. Nez is a Board Director at Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

Nez is a values-based, resilient and high energy executive who is passionate about giving back to the community. In her spare time, Nez enjoys cooking, doing yoga and is an opera enthusiast.