Beata Caranci is the Chief Economist for TD Bank Group.
She joined the bank in 2003 and leads an agile team of economists, tasked with delivering analysis and forecasts for TD’s planning process, as well as the regulatory stress test exercises. The team delivers on a wide scope of research, covering the Canadian, U.S., and global economies. Beata serves on a number of committees within TD, including the retirement investment committee, as well as being a member of C.D Howe’s Monetary Policy Council and the American Bankers Economic Advisory Council.
Beata is a passionate supporter of TD’s diversity initiatives and has dedicated more than a decade to researching and driving awareness among Canadian policymakers on the labour market friction experienced by women. Her research report, “Get on Board Corporate Canada,” helped influence the Ontario Securities Commission’s rule amendments on disclosure of women on boards and in senior management. Recently, Beata has focused on offering policy prescriptions to counter systemic biases within the educational and workplace environments that are impacting women in STEM fields.
Beata holds a Master’s Degree in Business Economics. Prior to joining TD, she worked nearly four years on a trading floor providing economic analysis to foreign exchange, money market and bond desks.