Tamara Gomes is the Assistant Chief of Staff. In this role, she provides advice on strategic policy issues and corporate initiatives. She works closely with senior management and the Senior Deputy Governor to effectively manage the Senior Deputy Governor’s priorities and schedule.
Ms. Gomes joined the Bank in 2006 as an economist in the International Economic Analysis Department. Over the years, she has held increasingly senior positions in the Financial Stability Department and the Financial Markets Department. She is an expert in post-crisis banking regulation reforms and has represented the Bank on these issues in both domestic and international forums. Her expertise has led to secondments at other organizations, including as a Member of Secretariat to the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and at the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions. Ms. Gomes has also served as the associate coordinator of the Bank’s Financial System Review.
Most recently, Ms. Gomes was Director of the Cross-Markets Analysis division of the Bank’s Financial Markets Department, where she led the analysis and assessment of financial market developments. This work informs recommendations on the setting of monetary policy and contributes to the Bank’s related communications efforts, including the Monetary Policy Report.
Born in Toronto, Ontario, Ms. Gomes holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and politics from Queen’s University and a master’s degree in international economics from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland.