Future Governor of the Bank of Canada

May 07, 2020

Tiff Macklem

Tiff Macklem (Western Ph.D. 1989) Named as Future Governor of the Bank of Canada

Tiff Macklem (Western Economics Ph.D. 1989) has been named the new Bank of Canada Governor by Finance Minister Bill Morneau. Macklem, former Senior Deputy Governor and Chief Operating Officer at the Bank of Canada, was appointed Dean of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto in May 2014. Macklem has remained closely involved in nearly all of the Bank's major initiatives. He will replace Stephen Poloz (Western Economics M.A 1979, Ph.D. 1982), beginning July 1, 2020.

With Macklem’s appointment, Western alumni continue to occupy four of the six Governing Council positions, including Carolyn Wilkins, MA’88 (Economics), Senior Deputy Governor; Timothy Lane, PhD’83 (Economics), Deputy Governor; and Toni Gravelle, BA’88, PhD’96 (Economics), Deputy Governor.

Read the Western News Story: Alumnus Tiff Macklem named Governor of the Bank of Canada

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