Sarah Morgan-Silvester is a corporate director serving on a number of boards including: CWB Financial Group, Grosvenor Americas, Grant Thornton LLP and BC Ferry Services Inc. She is Board Chair for Grosvenor Americas, Risk Committee Chair for CWB and Audit & Finance Committee Chair for BC Ferry Services. She is past Chair of Vancouver Fraser Port Authority and chaired the committee responsible for overseeing the merger of the three ports in the Lower Mainland to form Canada's largest port. Sarah has a background in financial services and was past Executive Vice President, Personal Financial Services and Wealth Management for HSBC Bank Canada and President and CEO of HSBC Trust Company (Canada).
An active volunteer, Sarah’s charitable involvement spans organizations focusing on health, education and the economy. She has a deep connection with the University of British Columbia having served as Chancellor, a member of the Board of Governors and a member of the Alumni Association Board from 2008-2014. She is the past Chair of BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre Foundation and has served on the boards of the C.D. Howe Institute, the Vancouver Foundation and Family Services of the North Shore.
Sarah has received a number of awards in recognition of her community service and business leadership including: the Order of British Columbia, Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, Association of Women in Finance Lifetime Achievement Award, Influential Women in Business Lifetime Achievement Award and WXN Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award. She has additionally received an Honorary Degree from the University of British Columbia.
Sarah and her husband live in Vancouver, British Columbia. They have four adult children.