Strategic Leadership Team


As Chief Risk Officer (Ag.) Dearl provides strategic leadership to the Enterprise Risk Management and Compliance Division. He is also responsible for overseeing the risk management and compliance frameworks and providing assurance to the Board of Directors regarding the Corporation’s risk profile. He plays a crucial role in identifying risks that may impact our strategic objectives and collaborates with stakeholders to implement robust risk management mitigation strategies.

Having joined the Corporation in 2017, Dearl brings over 20 years of combined leadership and technical experience to his position. He has served as Head, Enterprise Risk Management, where he led various complex enhancements to the Corporation’s risk maturity, such as Information/Cyber Security, Business Continuity Management, Operational Risk Management, Financial Risk Management, Policy and Procedure Governance, and Fraud Risk Management.

Dearl has worked on strategic, national-level projects and committees that allow him to bring valuable experience and balanced insight to the Corporation. A national scholarship winner, he holds an MSc in Information Security from Royal Holloway, University of London and a BSc in Computer Science from University of Hertfordshire, UK. He holds certifications in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Information Security Manager (CISM), Continuity Manager (CCM),and Information System Auditor (CISA).

Dearl is an adjunct faculty member of a tertiary-level institution, where he lectures on various topics including technology risk management and cyber/information security.