Richard Wall was appointed Managing Director of the Currency Department in March 2013. Reporting to the Governor, he is responsible for all aspects of the Bank of Canada’s Currency function, including the issuance of the polymer bank note series.
Born in Montréal, Mr. Wall has a Bachelor of Architecture degree and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree, both from McGill University. He is a member of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.
Mr. Wall joined the Bank in 1990 and has held various positions within the departments of Corporate Services and Currency. He was previously Director of Currency Operations, responsible for bank note production and distribution.