BIO: Hurriya Burney

Hurriya is Vice President, Commercial Banking, at RBC. In this capacity, she leads a team of relationship managers focused on supporting local businesses with advice, and lending and cash management solutions.

Hurriya mentors and coaches others through organizations such as Immigrant Employment Council of BC (ASCEND program), and Locelle. Hurriya sits on the Board of the Vancouver Writers Festival and Groundswell as well as the Finance Committee of the Minerva Foundation. Hurriya holds an MBA in Finance from the University of British Columbia. She has previously been recognized as a Leader to Watch by Veza Community and as a Young Professional of the Year by Drishti magazine.