Peter Slan was appointed Chief Financial Officer for SmartCentres REIT in October 2022. Prior to joining SmartCentres, Mr. Slan spent 23 years with Scotiabank. He joined the Real Estate Investment Banking group at Scotiabank in 1998. He spent 12 years in Investment Banking and Equity Capital Markets, focusing on both REITs and other investment trusts. Mr. Slan then spent six years as Scotiabank’s Senior Vice President of Finance, with responsibilities for Investor Relations, Sarbanes-Oxley, and other areas. Most recently, he served as Vice Chair of Scotiabank’s Global Wealth Management business. Mr. Slan has also worked for Ernst & Young LLP as a Chartered Professional Accountant focusing primarily on real estate clients. In addition to being a CPA, Mr. Slan also holds an MBA degree from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.