Jeremy Rudin was appointed Superintendent of Financial Institutions in June 2014, for a seven-year term.
Prior to joining OSFI, Mr. Rudin served for six years as Assistant Deputy Minister, Financial Sector Policy Branch, at the Department of Finance. In this role, he led the development of policy measures to support access to credit during the global financial crisis and contributed to many other financial sector policy issues.
In a public service career that has spanned more than 20 years, Mr. Rudin has held other senior roles in the Economic and Fiscal Policy Branch and Financial Sector Policy Branch at the Department of Finance, and spent a year at the Bank of Canada as Director, Funds Management, in the Financial Markets Department.
Before joining the public service, Mr. Rudin taught economics at the University of British Columbia and at Queen’s University.
As Superintendent, Mr. Rudin represents Canada on the Financial Stability Board Steering Committee and the Standing Committee on Supervisory and Regulatory Cooperation. He serves on the Council of Governors of the Canadian Public Accountability Board and the board of directors of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation.
Mr. Rudin is also a member of the board of directors of the Toronto Centre, a not-for-profit organization that promotes financial stability and access to financial services, particularly in emerging markets and low-income countries.
Mr. Rudin earned a B.A. from the University of Toronto, an M.C.R.P. from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University.
Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions
The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) is an independent agency of the Government of Canada, established in 1987, to protect depositors, policyholders, financial institution creditors and pension plan members, while allowing financial institutions to compete and take reasonable risks.