A Luncheon with Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins


TORONTO, ON, Sept. 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Join the Bank of Canada's Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins for her first public address as she discusses the new economic reality for Canada emerging in the wake of the Great Recession and what it means for monetary policy.


Monday September 22, 2014
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Toronto Board of Trade
First Canadian Place, 4th Floor
Toronto, ON

Carolyn Wilkins, MA
Senior Deputy Governor
Bank of Canada

Carolyn Wilkins was appointed Senior Deputy Governor to oversee the Bank's strategic planning and operations and share responsibility for the conduct of monetary policy as a member of the Bank's Governing Council. She is also a member of the Bank's Board of Directors.  Prior to her appointment, Ms. Wilkins was adviser to the Governor, with a focus on the Canadian economy, its interaction with the financial system, and monetary policy. She also served as Secretary to Governing Council.

Ms. Wilkins represents Canada on Financial Stability Board (FSB) matters and chairs the Basel Committee on Banking Supervisions' Working Group on Liquidity. Previously, Ms. Wilkins was chief of the Bank's Financial Stability Department. In this role, she led the Bank's analysis and research on issues related to the financial sector in Canada and abroad.

Ms. Wilkins has held a broad range of senior analytical roles at the Department of Finance and the Privy Council Office. Since joining the Bank in 2001, she has occupied increasingly senior positions. She has also served as special director on the Task Force on the OTC Derivatives Market.

She holds an Honours BA in Economics from Wilfrid Laurier University and an MA in Economics from the University of Western Ontario.

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CFA Society Toronto
Phone: (416) 366.5755 X 236
E-mail: emartin@cfatoronto.ca

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