Douglas Emsley

Board of Directors Member


Douglas Emsley was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Bank of Canada in June 2007.

Mr. Emsley is from Regina, Saskatchewan. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and a Master’s degree in Business Administration, both from York University.

Mr. Emsley is Chairman and President of the Assiniboia Capital Corp., a farmland ownership and management company. He is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SRG Security Resource Group Inc., a private investigation and security company, and of Input Capital Corp, a publicly traded agriculture streaming company providing working capital to Canadian farmers.

Mr. Emsley is President and Founder of SabreWest Oil & Gas Ltd. Previously, he served as Assistant Principal Secretary to the Premier of Saskatchewan and as Chief of Staff to the Saskatchewan Minister of Energy and Mines.

Mr. Emsley is a director of the Public Policy Forum. In the past, he was a director of the Institute for Research on Public Policy and a director of Royal Utilities Income Fund, a publicly traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange. He is also a founding member of the Saskatchewan Oil Industry Board of Governors.