Daniel McCarthy

National Bank of Canada

Managing Director & Vice Chairman

Daniel J. McCarthy is Managing Director and Vice Chairman, Investment Banking, at National Bank Financial Markets. Mr. McCarthy has over 30 years of experience in the investment banking and securities industry. He joined National Bank in 2019 and has been instrumental in National Bank’s leadership with advising clean technology companies in Canada and with advising hydrogen companies globally. Recent hydrogen transactions include the US$550MM offering for Ballard Power Systems Inc. in February 2021, the US$403MM for Ballard Power Systems Inc. in November 2020, and the recent C$100MM IPO of Loop Energy Inc. Prior to joining National Bank in 2019, Mr. McCarthy was Vice Chairman and Managing Director at Credit Suisse, leading the coverage of financial sponsors and a broad range of industrial and consumer companies for Credit Suisse Investment Banking in Canada. Previously, he held several positions at CIBC. He was Vice Chairman of CIBC World Markets and Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking for Diversified Industries. Mr. McCarthy is Chair of the Fulbright Canada Foundation Board and is a Board Member for the Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of St. Thomas University, and McDermott House Canada. He previously served on the Boards of the Ireland Fund of Canada and Soulpepper Theatre. He is also a member of the Development Committee of Pathways to Education Canada. Mr. McCarthy graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Commerce from St. Mary’s University and has received his Chartered Accounting designation from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Nova Scotia.

Sessions With Daniel McCarthy

Friday, 5 March

  • 07:30am - 08:00am (CST) / 05/mar/2021 01:30 pm - 05/mar/2021 02:00 pm

    Strategic Dialogue

    Capital Allocation: Where will the money flow?

    Panel Finance & Investment/Trading & Risk Management
    Policies and pledges are necessary to reach climate goals. But the factor most critical to developing the energy system is the massive stream of capital that must flow relatively continuously for decades. What are some roles, allocations, and objectives of investors as they drive the energy system of the future?