Shawn Maher

Shawn Maher is Managing Director and Head of U.S. Regulatory and Government Affairs for Royal Bank of Canada.� He reports to Francine Blackburn, RBC’s Chief Compliance Officer and Executive Vice President for Regulatory and Government Affairs.� He is responsible�for�advancing RBC's enterprise and business-specific strategic objectives within legislative and regulatory bodies in the�United States. Prior to joining RBC, Shawn�served in the White House as�the Deputy�Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs and Senate Liaison.� He also worked as Majority Staff Director and General Counsel for the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs.� In addition, he served as Legislative Director to Senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT), and as Staff Director and Chief Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Consumer Credit and Insurance. He also served as Law Clerk to U.S. District Court Judge Mary Johnson Lowe of the Southern District of New York. He is a graduate of Harvard College and New York University School of Law.� ��