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Governing Council and Senior Management

Learn more about the current leadership at the Bank of Canada, or access our list of former senior officers.

Governing Council

The Governing Council is the policy-making body of the Bank. It consists of the Governor, Senior Deputy Governor and the Deputy Governors. It is responsible for conducting monetary policy and promoting a safe and efficient financial system.

Carolyn Rogers

Senior Deputy Governor **

Toni Gravelle

Deputy Governor

Sharon Kozicki

Deputy Governor

Rhys R. Mendes

Deputy Governor

Nicolas Vincent

External Non-executive Deputy Governor

Executive Council

The Executive Council is made up of the Governing Council (other than the non-executive Deputy Governor), the Chief Operating Officer and the Executive Director – Supervision. Together, they chart the strategic direction of the Bank.

Filipe Dinis

Chief Operating Officer ***

Nick Leswick

Executive Director – Policy (effective January 9, 2024)

Ron Morrow

Ron Morrow

Executive Director – Supervision

Executive Leadership

Naomi Belleau

Managing Director and Chief Internal Auditor

Carol Brigham

Managing Director, Supervision *

Coralia Bulhoes

Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer *

Maureen Carroll

Managing Director, Currency *

Sylvain Chalut

Managing Director and Chief Information Officer, Information Technology Services *

Julie Champagne

Managing Director, Corporate Services and Data *

Ian Christensen

Managing Director, Banking and Payments Department *

Alexis Corbett

Managing Director and Chief Human Resources Officer, Human Resources *

Marc-André Gosselin

Managing Director, Canadian Economic Analysis *

Mark Hardisty

Special Advisor

Harriet Jackson

Managing Director, International Economic Analysis *

Stéphane Lavoie

Managing Director, Financial Markets Department *

James (Jim) C. MacGee

Managing Director, Economic and Financial Research

Michael O’Bryan

Managing Director and Chief Risk Officer *

Annie Portelance

Managing Director, Communications *

Steve Thomas

General Counsel and Corporate Secretary *

Jill Vardy

Advisor and Chief of Staff

Jing Yang

Managing Director, Financial Stability Department *

Senior Management


Naomi Belleau, Managing Director and Chief Internal Auditor

Banking and Payments

Ian Christensen, Managing Director
James Chapman, Deputy Managing Director
Krystelle Bilodeau, Senior Director
Marc Normandeau, Senior Director
Scott Hendry, Senior Special Director

Canadian Economic Analysis

Marc-André Gosselin, Managing Director
Gino Cateau, Deputy Managing Director
Brigitte Desroches, Senior Policy Director
Erik Ens, Senior Policy Director
Alexander Ueberfeldt, Senior Policy Director
Stefano Gnocchi, Senior Research Director


Annie Portelance, Managing Director
Nicholas Galletti, Deputy Managing Director

Corporate Services

Julie Champagne, Managing Director
John Robert Fortin, Deputy Managing Director
Peter Lambertucci, Senior Director
Sahar Nezami, Senior Director
Trevor Sabean, Senior Director


Maureen Carroll, Managing Director
Yvonne de Lint, Deputy Managing Director
Ted Garanzotis, Senior Director
Julie Martens, Senior Director

Economic and Financial Research

Jim MacGee, Managing Director
Sermin Gungor, Deputy Managing Director
Jason Allen, Senior Research Officer
Oleksiy Kryvtsov, Senior Research Officer
Joel Rodrigue, Senior Research Officer

Executive and Legal Services

Steve Thomas, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Matthew Meagher, Assistant General Counsel
Lesley Ryan, Deputy Corporate Secretary and Senior Director

Financial and Enterprise Risk

Michael O’Bryan, Managing Director and Chief Risk Officer

Financial Markets

Stéphane Lavoie, Managing Director
Virginie Traclet, Deputy Managing Director
Alexandra Lai, Senior Director
Philippe Muller, Senior Director
Christopher Reid, Senior Director
Harri Vikstedt, Senior Policy Director
Lorie Zorn, Senior Director

Financial Services

Coralia Bulhoes, Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer
Adelle Laniel, Deputy Managing Director
René Lafrance, Senior Director
Sabrina Liguori, Senior Director

Financial Stability

Jing Yang, Managing Director
Russell Barnett, Deputy Managing Director
Natasha Khan, Senior Director
Miguel Molico, Senior Director
Yaz Terajima, Senior Research Director

Human Resources

Alexis Corbett, Managing Director and Chief Human Resources Officer
Katherine Murray, Deputy Managing Director
Annie Guilbault, Senior Director

Information Technology Services

Sylvain Chalut, Managing Director and Chief Information Officer
Erin Trudeau, Deputy Managing Director
Hisham El-Bihbety, Senior Director
Roger Hatch, Senior Director
Robert Pichette, Senior Director
Ben Sorensen, Senior Director
Hajer Zaiem, Senior Director

International Economic Analysis

Harriet Jackson, Managing Director
José Dorich, Deputy Managing Director
Lori Rennison, Senior Policy Director
Subrata Sarker, Senior Policy Director
Ben Tomlin, Senior Research Director


Carol Brigham, Managing Director
Melanie Achtemichuk, Deputy Managing Director
Nikil Chande, Senior Director
Éric Chouinard, Senior Director

True to June 26, 2023

* Member of Senior Management Council
** Chair of Senior Management Council
*** Co-chair and alternate for the chair of Senior Management Council

Past Governors of the Bank

Stephen S. Poloz


Mark Carney


David Dodge


Gordon Thiessen


John Crow


Gerald Bouey


Louis Rasminsky


James Coyne


Graham Towers