Aaron William Regent is a Canadian businessperson who has been at the helm of 11 different companies. Presently, he holds the position of Chairman for The Bank of Nova Scotia, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Magris Resources Canada, Inc. and Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Niobec, Inc. He is also Chairman of Nickel Development Institute and Member of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario and on the board of 8 other companies.
In his past career he occupied the position of Co-Chief Executive Officer for Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Barrick Gold Corp. and Non-Executive Chairman for Barrick TZ Ltd. (a subsidiary of Barrick Gold Corp.), President for Falconbridge (Australia) Pty Ltd., Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President for Brookfield Asset Management, Inc. Co-Chief Executive Officer for Brookfield Infrastructure Group, Inc. President & Chief Executive Officer for Trilon Securities Corp. and Chief Financial Officer at Brookfield Asset Management PIC Canada LP (which are all subsidiaries of Brookfield Asset Management, Inc.), President & Chief Executive Officer for Falconbridge Ltd., Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at Noranda, Inc. and Council Member at The International Council on Mining & Metals.
He received an undergraduate degree from the University of Western Ontario.