“Learning how to invest their hard-earned money wisely gives youth a better chance at life. This has become a real passion for me.”
Brian Smith, winner of the 2010 Passion for Financial Literacy SEDI Award
Vice President, Communications
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research
Rebecca Finlay joined the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research in September 2010. She was most recently Senior Advisor, Communications with the Toronto Region Research Alliance. Previously, she served as Group Director, Public Affairs and Cancer Control for the Canadian Cancer Society and National Cancer Institute of Canada. Before moving to the non‐profit sector, Ms. Finlay worked in the financial services sector where she was First Vice President, Financial Institution and Partnership Marketing for Bank One International and Vice President, Member Business Management with MasterCard International. Ms. Finlay has served on the boards of Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre and the Orthopaedic and Arthritic Hospital, Foundation and Corporation.
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