Sonja has over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. She is in the Structured Finance department and works with clients on CLOs and note programmes.
Sonja joined MaplesFS in 2018. Sonja is a qualified lawyer admitted to practice in Ontario and Bermuda, specialising in mergers and acquisitions and commercial transactions while in private practice and as an in-house counsel for RBC. Prior to joining MaplesFS, Sonja was Director of Strategy and Business Planning for Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and was involved in various ventures and consulting work. She also served for seven years as General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer for HSBC in Bermuda.
Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada, Masters in Business Administration, 2004.
Windsor University, Canada, Bachelors of Laws, 1995.
University of Detroit Mercy, US, Juris Doctor, 1995.
University of Western Ontario, Canada, Bachelors of Arts, Finance and Economics, 1992.
Professional / Civic Activities
Accredited Director by the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators
National Bar Association
Admitted as attorney-at-law in Bermuda Bar Association, 2006.
Admitted as attorney-at-law in Ontario, Law Society of Upper Canada,1997
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