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Mar 26

Building Financial Resilience: CDIC’s Role in Promoting Confidence in Canada’s Financial System

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 15:30
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Roundtable Luncheon with Peter Routledge, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation

It has been more than a decade since the financial crisis and we are still learning from its profound impact. Hear Peter Routledge, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Deposit and Insurance Corporation, discuss CDIC’s plans to make the Canadian financial system more resilient to failure and help Canadians maintain confidence in an era of rapid change.


Peter Routledge was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC) in November 2018. Mr. Routledge leads CDIC’s team of approximately 140 professionals from a variety of disciplines whose work supports the corporation’s vision to earn the trust of Canadians as a global leader in deposit insurance and resolution.

Mr. Routledge has extensive experience in Canada’s financial sector. Prior to joining CDIC, he was a Senior Advisor at the Department of Finance where he provided advice on a range of policy issues including financial stability, housing finance, and competition in Canadian financial services.

Mr. Routledge has held a variety of leadership roles in the financial services industry, both in Canada and abroad. He served as managing director of research at National Bank Financial, where he led a team responsible for producing equity, fixed income, and derivatives research on Canadian financial institutions. Prior to that, Mr. Routledge led the Canadian Financial Institutions Group at Moody's Canada, with responsibilities for covering issuers in the banking, life insurance, personal and commercial insurance and reinsurance industries in Canada and the United States.

Mr. Routledge holds an MBA from INSEAD in France, and a bachelor's degree in business and economics from Simon Fraser University.

Roundtable Luncheon with Peter Routledge.

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