Tiff Macklem, Ph.D.



Tiff Macklem is Dean of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. He recently served as Chair of Canada’s Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance. Previously, he served as Senior Deputy Governor and Chief Operating Officer of the Bank of Canada (from July 2010 to May 2014). Prior to his appointment at the Bank of Canada, Dr. Macklem served as Associate Deputy Minister of the federal Department of Finance and Canada’s finance deputy at the G7 and G20. He also served as Chair of the Standing Committee on Standards Implementation of the Financial Stability Board. Dr. Macklem holds a B.A. (Honours) in economics from Queen’s University, and a M.A. and a Ph.D. (in economics) from the University of Western Ontario.

Key Areas of Experience

  • Accounting and finance
  • Environmental and social responsibility
  • Financial services
  • Public policy
  • Risk management

Scotiabank Board Details

  • Director since June 22, 2015
  • Member of Audit and Conduct Review Committee and Risk Committee (Chair)
  • Independent