Ms. Palk recently retired as President of TD Asset Management Inc., one of Canada’s leading money management firms, and as Senior Vice President of TD Bank Financial Group. She is a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute, a CFA Charterholder, and a member of the Toronto Society of Financial Analysts.
In addition to her distinguished career in financial services, Ms. Palk has a long record of community service. Currently, Ms. Palk is Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of Queen's University and the Chair of its Investment Committee, and a member of the Boards of The Shaw Festival and Greenwood College School. Previously, Ms. Palk has served as a director of Unicef Canada, CanStage, and the Investment Counsel Association of Canada, as Vice Chair of the Board of the Canadian Coalition of Good Governance, and as a member of the Council of Examiners for The CFA Institute. She is a past Co-Chair of the Queen's University Advancement Committee, and past President of The Ticker Club.
Ms. Palk was honoured as a recipient of the Ontario Volunteer Award and by The Women’s Executive Network in 2004 as one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 in the Trailblazer category.