Linda Tuck Chapman

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Linda Tuck Chapman is a recognized subject matter expert, trusted advisor, author and popular speaker. She is pragmatic and strategic, continuously mining her deep expertise and broad experience to drive enterprise value.

Career highlights:

  • President, Ontala Performance Solutions Ltd.
  • Chief Procurement Officer, BMO Financial Group
  • President & CEO, Ontario Education Collaborative Marketplace
  • Chief Procurement Officer, Fifth Third Bank
  • Chief Procurement Officer & Executive Office Shared Services, Scotiabank Group
  • Banking executive (retail and commercial)

Professional Profile:

  • Risk Management Association’s (RMA) third party management subject matter expert, facilitator, and trainer.
  • Lecturer, Wharton Executive Education (Advanced Risk Management Program);
  • Subject Matter Expert, APICS and ISACA third party risk research;
  • Chair, Sourcing Industry Group Leaders Council;
  • Long-serving judge, Outsourcing Center’s Global Outsourcing Excellence Awards;
  • Member; and lecturer, Center for Outsourcing Research and Education.


Linda’s book “Third Party Risk Management: Driving Enterprise Value” is available on Amazon in print and ebook. Her thought leadership is frequently profiled in industry-leading publications such as RMA Journal, Wall Street Journal, and Outsource, and strengthened by her engagement in executive networks and professional associations.


Linda is an ICB Fellow and Medalist and holds an MBA (Magna Cum Laude) from Dalhousie School of Business. She also completed the Advanced Leadership Program, Rotman School of Business, University of Toronto

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Jan 10, 2019    0
Tell us about your career path. How did you get into this field? Was it purposeful or by accident? 
I’ve been very fortunate to have a truly satisfying and rewarding career. My work is intellectually stimulating, relies on a broad range of expertise, experience, and skills, and signed me up for lifelong learning. When I found this profession, I found my passion …. and never looked back.  
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Jun 27, 2018    0

Third-party risk management is worth doing well—not only to protect your institution’s reputation, resources, and customers, but also because third-party risk management is part of safety and soundness exams. The effectiveness of a third-party risk management program is seen as an indicator of overall management capabilities. The design of third-party risk programs varies across institutions. 

There can be differences in:

  1. tone from the top
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May 12, 2018    0

Members of RMA’s Third-Party Risk Management Round Table are experienced leader-practitioners, individually and collectively creating emerging best practices in third-party risk management. As the round table’s facilitator, subject matter expert, and member of the Steering Committee, it’s exciting and rewarding for me to be integral to this evolution.