David Aylward

Past Chair


Elected to the Board March, 2004

David T. Aylward is currently Senior Business Manager, General Counsel Group, Royal Bank of Canada.

Mr. Aylward joined RBC in October 1995 in the Trading and Market Risk unit and has had number of business and finance roles within the bank including the Corporate Treasury unit and the Controllers department.  He became Senior Business Manager for the General Counsel Group in November 2004.  Formerly, Mr. Aylward was CFO and Corporate Secretary of a British bank in Canada and prior to that was with KPMG in Toronto. 

Mr. Aylward is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and is a CPA CA. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Toronto and an MBA from Schulich School of Business where he currently volunteers in the graduate mentorship program.

Mr. Aylward is an active supporter in the charitable community and long-time supporter of the arts and diversity & inclusion initiatives.