Consultants & Advisors

Paul Skippen

Global Risk Executive
Paul Skippen


Paul is a seasoned and accomplished leader with over 25+ years global experience designing and delivering regulatory and other transformational programs for financial services companies. His work has spanned corporate strategy, finance, AML, risk, financial crimes, data, and technology, while serving primarily in business architecture, business process transformation, and program management roles.

Professional Background

Prior, Paul was the cross-service line Partner Lead for Financial Crime & Risk Transformation at Deloitte Canada, where he was the lead on several large risk programs for Canadian banks, including a major AML compliance and remediation effort for Scotiabank covering first line and second line. Paul started his career at Accenture in the Finance, Risk & Compliance group. Over his consulting career, he helped manage and deliver $100M-1B large programs for clients such as AIG, Bank of America, BMO, Canadian Bankers Association, Canatics, CIBC, Citi, CNA, Freddie Mac, Interac, NAB, RBC, Scotia, Symcor, and TD.


Paul has a BA in Economics and English from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business (Western).


Paul enjoys tropical gardening and has imported plants from the over 50 countries he and his husband have traveled to; and now in summertime, his pool has more exotic plants in it than the Toronto Arboretum.

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