Filipe Dinis

Chief Operating Officer

Filipe Dinis is Chief Operating Officer at the Bank of Canada. As COO, he is responsible for overseeing the Bank’s strategic planning, corporate functions and operations including bank note production.

Mr. Dinis has had a distinguished career in public service. Before joining the Bank, Mr. Dinis served in the federal Privy Council Office, where he was Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet and provided strategic advice and analysis to the Clerk of the Privy Council on Business Transformation and Public Service Renewal. He also served as Secretary to the Prime Minister’s Advisory Committee on the Public Service. Prior to that position, he was Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Commissioner at the Canada Revenue Agency. He also currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario.

Mr. Dinis holds a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University, and is a Chartered Professional Accountant. Mr. Dinis is also a recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal.


Chief Operating Officer

Bank of Canada
234 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON, K1A 0G9


November 12, 2019

Cyber Security: Breaking Down Barriers

Remarks Filipe Dinis Information Technology Association of Canada Toronto, Ontario
Chief Operating Officer Filipe Dinis discusses the need for greater collaboration across sectors to enhance Canada’s cyber resiliency.
May 9, 2018

Strengthening Our Cyber Defences

Remarks Filipe Dinis Payments Canada Toronto, Ontario
Chief Operating Office Filipe Dinis outlines how the Bank is strengthening its cyber defenses and helping improve the financial system’s cyber resilience and its ability to recover quickly from attacks.

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