Rowena Chan

President, Sun Life Financial Distributors (Canada) Inc. and SVP, Distribution

As President, Sun Life Financial Distributors (Canada) Inc. and SVP, Distribution, Rowena Chan leads the Insurance and Investment Distribution team to deliver on our Purpose to our Clients and our commitment to the full-service advice that our Sun Life advisors deliver. Rowena will drive the evolution that is underway to be the Partner of Choice to advisors, which includes helping them grow their businesses and enabling the delivery of advice, solutions, and services to Clients through our omni-channel strategy.

Prior to joining Sun Life in 2019, Rowena was with TD Bank Group for 30 years and held a series of senior roles, including Regional Head at TD Waterhouse Financial Planning and VP at TD Waterhouse Discount Brokerage. Her last posting at TD was as SVP, TD Wealth Financial Planning where she led a salesforce of more than 1,000 financial planners. Rowena has proven to be an exceptional leader with deep distribution and wealth management experience, and an acute focus on the Client. Prior to joining TD, she worked for the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.

Rowena holds a BA in Sociology and Economics from the University of Toronto and is passionate about improving the dynamics of workplace equity for visible minorities and women, She was the lead for the TD Women Investor Strategy, a member of TD’s Women in Leadership Committee and part of the Graduate Leadership Program Advisory Council. In her spare time, Rowena enjoys travelling, reading, discovering innovative films and fashion.