Carolyn A. Wilkins

External member of the Financial Policy Committee


Term of appointment: 21 June 2021 - 20 June 2027

Carolyn A. Wilkins is an external member of the Financial Policy Committee.

Carolyn A. Wilkins joined Princeton University’s Griswold Center for Economic Policy as a senior research scholar in January 2022 for a two-year term. She sits on Intact Financial Corporation’s Board of Directors and is an Advisor to RiskThinking.AI and a Guest Mentor for the Fintech stream at the Oxford University’s Creative Destruction Lab. 

Prior to these appointments, Ms. Wilkins had a distinguished twenty-year career at the Bank of Canada, serving as Senior Deputy Governor from 2014 to 2020, setting monetary and financial system policies with Governing Council, and overseeing strategic planning and economic research. She has made important contributions to international financial policies over her career, including as the Bank of Canada’s G20 and G7 Deputy and member of the Financial Stability Board. 

Ms. Wilkins holds an Honorary Doctor of Laws from Laurier University, an MA in Economics from Western University, and an Honours BA in Economics from Laurier University. She was named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award by the Women’s Executive Network in 2016 and 2018. 

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