Donna Howard

Donna Howard

Vice-chair (appointed March 2020)

Joined the Board in March 2015.

Over her 37-year career with the Bank of Canada, she served as Adviser to the Governor from 2012 to 2014 and was Chief of the Financial Markets Department for the Bank. She has also worked as a financial planner for Investors Group and a Money Market Trader for Wood Gundy Inc.

Holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from Queen's University. Completed the Canadian Securities course in 1976 and the Canadian Investment Finance I and II in 1985. In 2011 she completed the Institute of Corporate Directors, Directors Education Program and obtained her ICD.D designation in 2012.

Provided technical assistance through the IMF and CIDA on reserve and debt management and capital market development to the Czech Republic, Mongolia and the Central Bank of Ghana.

She is currently Vice-Chair for Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital.

Member, Audit, Finance & Investment Committee.