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Sarabjit (Sabi) S. Marwah


Brief Biography

The Honorable Sarabjit (Sabi) S. Marwah is a Senator in the Senate of Canada. He was appointed to the Senate in 2016 by the Governor General of Canada on the advice of the Prime Minister. Prior to his appointment, Marwah was the Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of the Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank), a position he held from 2008-2014. As Vice Chairman, he was responsible for the Bank’s corporate financial and administrative functions, and was actively involved in developing the Bank’s strategic plans and priorities.

He was a Founding Member of the Sikh Foundation of Canada, a member of the 2008 and 2009 United Way Cabinets, a member of the Board of Directors of the C.D. Howe Institute, and past Chair of the Board of Directors of the Humber River Regional Hospital. He was also a past member of the selection committee for the Rhodes scholarship. He was awarded the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal for his contributions to Canada. He earned a BAH and an MA in Economics and an MBA in Finance from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Mr. Marwah joined the Board of Trustees in 2009 and was named Vice-Chair in June 2012 and became chair in 2017.