Filipe Dinis was
appointed Chief Operating Officer, effective May 2014. As COO, he
is responsible for overseeing the Bank's strategic planning,
administrative functions and operations. This includes oversight of
its corporate administration departments and operational
Before joining the Bank, Mr. Dinis
served in the federal Privy Council Office, where he was Assistant
Secretary to the Cabinet and provided strategic advice and analysis
to the Clerk of the Privy Council on Business Transformation and
Public Service Renewal. He also served as Secretary to the Prime
Minister's Advisory Committee on the Public Service. Prior to that
position, he was Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Commissioner
at the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).
Mr. Dinis has had a distinguished
career in the federal public service, gaining experience in a
number of federal organizations including Canada Customs (now
Canada Border Services Agency) and Foreign Affairs and
International Trade (now the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade
and Development) and at the CRA.
Mr. Dinis was born in Covilha,
Portugal. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University,
and is a Certified Management Accountant. He has completed several
executive leadership programs.