Carolyn Wilkins

External member of the Financial Policy Committee

Biography

Term of appointment: 21 June 2021 - 20 June 2024

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

Carolyn is on the Board of Directors at Intact Financial Corporation (February 2021-). The company provides property and casualty insurance in Canada and specialty insurance in North America.

Previously, Carolyn had a twenty-year career at the Bank of Canada (2000-2020). She served as its Senior Deputy Governor from 2014 to 2020. Her role included setting monetary and financial system policies with the Governing Council, and overseeing strategic planning and economic research. 

Carolyn led the development of the Bank of Canada’s market liquidity facilities and large-scale asset purchase program as part of its response to Covid. She has contributed to international financial policies over her career, most recently as the Bank of Canada’s G20 and G7 Deputy and member of the Financial Stability Board.

She has published and spoken on a broad range of international issues, including economic resilience, global financial regulation, and fintech.

This page was last updated 18 June 2021

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