Al Hamdani is a seasoned financial services executive and leader with over 25 years of experience in corporate finance, enterprise risk management and transformation who believes that strong healthcare and social services are critical to community prosperity. Al is also on the Board of Directors of Service Coordination Support, an entity which works with the Ontario government to empower people with developmental disabilities through various services. Al is currently an executive at the Canada Development Investment Corporation (CDEV), where he helped start up a subsidiary which provides debt and equity financing to companies impacted by the pandemic and now oversees a $7 billion portfolio. Previously, he held several leadership roles at Export Development Canada (EDC), including Chief Risk Officer where he led a major transformation of EDC’s risk and governance practices and Global Head of Project Finance, where he built a successful infrastructure financing business and closed project financings across various industries in numerous countries around the world. Earlier in his career, Al also had roles at a major Canadian corporate bank as well as at the Bank of Canada. Al is a Chartered Financial Analyst and has an MBA from the Rotman School of Management. Al is an avid golfer, runner and snowboarder as well as an amateur guitarist who loves all kinds of music. Al lives in Kanata and feels fortunate to have benefited from the care of the Queensway Carleton Hospital many times and is excited and honoured to serve on its Board of Directors.