Monique LeBlanc was appointed Regional Director (Currency) at the Bank's Regional Office for the Atlantic provinces in 2005. In this capacity, she is responsible for developing business relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders, and identifying currency-related emerging issues and areas for growth in the region. She also supports compliance and education objectives through outreach activities that promote the mandates of both the Currency Department and the Bank of Canada.
Ms. LeBlanc grew up in Margaree Forks, Nova Scotia. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1990 from St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, and a diploma in Actuarial Mathematics in 1991 from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Ms. LeBlanc spent over 10 years in actuarial work at the Maritime Life Insurance Company in Halifax. She attained the designations of Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries in 2002 after a lengthy program of self-directed study. Ms. LeBlanc has also managed a financial planning operation in Halifax.