As Head of Fintech Corporate Development at RBC, Jonathan is responsible for the identification of Financial Technology companies that will help accelerate innovation strategies at RBC. Jonathan is also responsible for the execution of acquisitions and introductions of potential partners and/or investment opportunities to groups within RBC.
Prior to assuming his current role, Jonathan was Managing Director, Corporate Development where he was responsible for sourcing, evaluating and negotiating corporate merger and acquisition activities and strategic alliances for RBC’s domestic and international business platforms.
Before joining RBC, Jonathan was a member of the Corporate Finance Team with Deloitte in Toronto and London, U.K. where he was involved in a broad range of engagements across a variety of industries, with a focus on Financial Institutions.
Mr. Shepherd holds CPA, CA and CBV designations and an undergraduate degree in Science and Business from the University of Waterloo.