The Honourable Lisa Raitt joined CIBC Capital Markets in January 2020, having
previously worked in both the public and private sectors. Ms. Raitt’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 deep expertise.
Prior to her current role, Ms. Raitt was the President and CEO of the Toronto Port
Authority. She was elected into the House of Commons in 2008, where she went on to
hold three senior portfolios serving as Minister of Natural Resources, Minister of Labour,
and Minister of Transport. Most recently, Ms. Raitt was the Deputy Leader of the Official
Opposition and the Conservative Party of Canada.
Ms. Raitt 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 Ms. Raitt
was named a Woodrow Wilson Center Global Fellow of the Canada Institute.