Bank of Canada names Carolyn Wilkins as number two

Wilkins will replace Tiff Macklem on May 2 when he joins University of Toronto


The Bank of Canada named Carolyn Wilkins as senior deputy governor on 11 April. Wilkins, a central bank insider, will be the first woman to ever hold the post.

She will replace Tiff Macklem, who is leaving on May 2 – halfway through his seven-year term – to become dean of the University of Toronto's business school.

Wilkins joined the Bank of Canada in 2001 and has worked in a number of departments across the institution. She is currently an adviser to governor Stephen Poloz, a role she has held

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