Timothy Lane became Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada in 2009. In this capacity, he shares responsibility for decisions with respect to monetary policy and financial stability. He also oversees the Bank’s funds management and currency functions—including the Bank’s ongoing research and analysis of developments in financial technology, crypto-assets and digital currencies. Mr. Lane served for 20 years on the staff of the International Monetary Fund. During that period, he contributed to the IMF’s analysis of numerous countries and conducted research on a wide range of topics, including monetary policy, financial crises, IMF reform and economic transition. In 2008, he joined the Bank of Canada as an Advisor to the Governor, a position he held until his current appointment. Born in Ottawa, Mr. Lane holds an honours BA from Carleton University and a PhD in economics from Western University.