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Derek Burleton
Vice President and Deputy Chief Economist
TD Bank Financial Group

Derek is Vice President and Deputy Chief Economist for TD Bank Group. In his role, he leads a team of economists that provides leading analysis on the Canadian economy and financial markets. Each year, he travels extensively across Canada, speaking at more than 50 events on economic and financial developments. As a respected commentator, Derek has been quoted by many media outlets – including the Globe and Mail, Financial Times and the Economist. He also is frequently interviewed on the radio and television.

Derek maintains a strong interest in Canadian public policy issues, and has written substantive reports on health care sustainability, education and immigration reform. He participates in a number of advisory and steering committees both internal and external to TD Bank Group and currently serves on the Board of the Toronto Association of Business Economists (TABE)..

Derek Burleton received his Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University and an M.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics.

Derek has fifteen years of experience as an economist in the financial industry.

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