Crisis Preparation in the Time of COVID: Protecting Deposits and the Financial System
Join the C.D. Howe Institute on January 27 to hear Peter Routledge present on CDIC’s experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic, lessons learned, and how the organization intends to ensure economic stability in the years ahead.
C.D. Howe Institute events and webinars are open to members and their guests.
Peter Routledge, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation
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.