Stephen S. Poloz

Stephen Poloz

Age: 65
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Director since: June 4, 2020

Mr. Poloz was Governor of the Bank of Canada from June 3, 2013 until completion of his seven-year term on June 2, 2020. He also served as Chairman for the Board of Directors of the Bank and a member of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS). Mr. Poloz held a number of senior positions with the Bank prior thereto. Mr. Poloz served as managing editor of The International Bank Credit Analyst, the flagship publication of BCA Research and is the former President & Chief Executive Officer of Export Development Canada. Mr. Poloz holds a BA (Bachelor of Arts) (Honours) from Queen’s University and MA (Master of Arts) (Economics) and PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) (Economics), both from the University of Western Ontario. He is a Certified International Trade Professional and a graduate of Columbia University’s Senior Executive Program.

Committee Memberships

  • Audit, Finance and Risk Committee
  • Governance Committee (Chair)
  • Safety and Reliability Committee

Other Public Board Memberships

  • CGI Inc.