Graham McIsaac was born and educated in Scotland, graduating from the Glasgow Academy, Glasgow Scotland in 1968 and obtaining a BA degree in business from Strathclyde University 1971. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in Scotland 1974, in Alberta 1979 and in BC 1982. Graham was awarded the FCA by Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC November 2006.
His career includes work for Coopers & Lybrand Glasgow & Edmonton 1971-1977; Chief Accountant & VP Controller Canadian Commercial Bank, Edmonton 1977-1981; VP Finance & Administration Morguard Bank of Canada 1982-1987; CFO & COO Canwest Trust 1987-1990; and various positions with HSBC Bank Canada 1990- 2012. While at HSBC Graham was Chief Accountant, COO of Canadian Direct insurance, COO of HSBC Securities, SVP Controller and CFO from 2002-2012. He is currently a Non Executive Director of HSBC Latin America Holding Company.
Graham’s volunteer positions include: Past Board Member & Treasurer of Heart & Stroke Foundation of BC; Past Board Member & Treasurer of Family Services of North Shore; Past President & Board Member of Vancouver Chapter of Financial Executives Institute of Canada; Past Board Member and Chair of Finance & Administration Committee West Vancouver United Church; and currently President and Board Member of Capilano Golf & Country Club.
Graham is married to Fiona and has two daughters Karen & Jennifer.