Javier Gonzalez, Royal Bank of Canada

Javier Gonzalez is Senior Counsel at Royal Bank of Canada. As a member of the Canadian Regulatory Team, he is a strategic advisor on matters of corporate, securities and financial institutions regulatory law. He has successfully obtained requisite regulatory approvals, overcoming obstacles and resolving issues to achieve key business objectives for the organization while mitigating legal risk. In 2015, Gonzalez was part of the in-house deal team that completed the largest transaction in RBC’s history (US$5.4 billion), the acquisition of City National Bank of Los Angeles. He has been a participant in a diversity mentorship program and has helped to organize diversity events, including an annual Diversity Festival and a Speed Mentoring event. He has also participated in the RBC Race for the Kids Toronto, which benefited the Family Navigation Project at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.
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