Amanda Bell

As vice-president of Regulatory and Government Affairs for RBC, Amanda Bell has responsibility for financial sector policy and government relations activities of the organization, including analysis, review and communication of RBC views regarding government initiatives and coordination of RBC involvement with related stakeholders.

After completing a bachelor’s degree in economics at McGill University and a master’s degree at the University of Toronto, Ms. Bell joined the Department of Finance in Ottawa where she was involved in the reform of Canadian financial services sector legislation.  In 1994, Ms. Bell joined the Canadian Bankers Association with primary responsibility for the bank insurance file where she was involved in several key issues, including the 1997 Bank Act review and developing a grassroots communications program.

Ms. Bell joined RBC in 1997 as director of Public and Regulatory Affairs, RBC Insurance.  She was appointed to her current role in 2009.

Ms. Bell is active in the community and was a former member of the Board of Directors for Bridgepoint Health and the Canadian Club (Toronto).