Linda Tuck Chapman

Advisor. Educator. Author. Expert.

Linda is a widely recognized expert in third party risk management, governance and optimization. Her actionable insight and exceptional expertise are built on her experience as a trusted advisor and corporate executive in three of North America’s largest banks.

With hands-on experience as a senior leader executive in national, transnational and global companies, Linda brings a deep understanding of the business and the industry.

Linda’s widely read book “Third Party Risk Management: Driving Enterprise Value”, available on Amazon, is the foundation for a rich and informative program “Certified Third Party Risk Management Professional (C3PRMP)”, delivered by Linda in partnership with SIG University.

Read more about Certified Third Party Risk Management Professional program (C3PRMP) here.

Order “Third Party Risk Management: Driving Enterprise Value” here.

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Career highlights:

  • President, Ontala Performance Solutions Ltd.; and
  • Professor, “Certified Third Party Risk Management Professional (C3PRMP)”, in partnership with SIG University; and
  • Author “Third Party Risk Management: Driving Enterprise Value” published by RMA and available on Amazon
  • SVP and Chief Procurement Officer, BMO Financial Group
  • President & CEO, Ontario Education Collaborative Marketplace
  • SVP and Chief Procurement Officer, Fifth Third Bank
  • Chief Procurement Officer and VP Executive Office Shared Services, Scotiabank Group

As the longest serving member of the Steering Committee and facilitator for the Risk Management Association’s (RMA) Third Party Risk Management Roundtable, Linda leads lively dialogue and research projects with some of North America’s most experienced third party risk management executives.

Linda designs and leads third party risk management workshops and training to executives and leaders from across the sector, and for U.S. Community Banks on behalf of RMA. She is a popular speaker, widely published author, and regular contributor to leading industry publications such as Wall Street Risk Journal and the RMA Journal.

Linda is third-term Chair, SRC Thought Leaders Council (SIG); long-serving Judge, Global Outsourcing Excellence Awards; member, CIO Executive Leadership Council (UK); and guest lecturer, Wharton Executive Education (Advanced Risk Management)

As medalist and Fellow, Institute for Bankers and an MBA (Magna Cum Laude) from Dalhousie University, Linda’s expertise stands on a firm foundation of insight, education, and experience.

Linda holds an MBA (Financial Services), Dalhousie University and is a Medalist and Fellow of the Institute for Bankers. She is a sought after industry speaker, is widely published and is a regular contributor to leading industry publications including the Wall Street Risk Journal and the RMA Risk Journal.

Linda Tuck Chapman

Linda’s carefully selected affiliations include SIG University and Risk Management Association (RMA). Working with world-class leaders ensures that Ontala’s clients have direct access to global best practices, those that drive enterprise value.


Linda Tuck Chapman is long-standing Chair, Sourcing Resource Center. As an active member of SIG since 1996, Linda has long been considered a leader among sourcing and outsourcing professionals.

SIG is a membership organization that provides thought leadership and networking opportunities to executives in sourcing, procurement and outsourcing from Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies.

SIG is acknowledged by many as a world leader in providing “next” practices, innovation and networking opportunities, and its many services including the online Sourcing Resource Center. The Sourcing Resource Centre was initially developed by Linda Tuck Chapman as an accessible source of best practices and tools for sourcing and outsourcing professionals. The organization is unique in that it blends practitioners, service providers and advisory firms in a non-commercial environment.

The Risk Management Association (RMA) is a not-for-profit, member-driven professional association serving the financial services industry. Its sole purpose is to advance the use of sound risk principles in the financial services industry. RMA promotes an enterprise approach to risk management that focuses on credit risk, market risk, operational risk, securities lending, and regulatory issues.

Today, RMA has approximately 2,500 institutional members. These include banks of all sizes as well as nonbank financial institutions. Representing institutions within RMA are 16,000 relationship managers, credit officers, risk managers, and other financial services professionals, located throughout North America and financial centers in Europe, Australia and Asia. These members are known as RMA Associates, and have responsibilities related to the risk management function.

Linda Tuck Chapman, member of the RMA Third Party Risk Management Roundtable Steering Committee and facilitator, co-presents third party risk management training to U.S. Community Banks with the RMA’s leadership team.

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