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 of the Financial Sector Policy Branch at the Department of Finance. In this role, he led development of policy measures to support access to credit during the global financial crisis as well as contributing to many other financial sector policy issues. He also represented Canada on standing committees of the Financial Stability Board, including the Resolution Steering Group and the Standing Committee on Standards Implementation.
Mr. Rudin’s career in government has spanned more than 20 years. In addition to his role as Assistant Deputy Minister, he held senior roles as the General Director of the Economic and Fiscal Policy Branch from 2001 to 2004 and General Director of the Financial Sector Policy Branch from 2006 to 2008. He also worked for the Bank of Canada as Director, Funds Management in the Financial Markets Department from 2004 to 2006.
Before joining the public service, Mr. Rudin taught economics at the University of British Columbia and Queen’s University.
As Superintendent, Mr. Rudin serves on the Council of Governors of the Canadian Public Accountability Board and the board of directors of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation. He also represents OSFI on the Financial Stability Board.
Mr. Rudin holds 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.