During a distinguished career in the federal public service, Dr. David Dodge had a number of increasingly senior positions at the Department of Finance, including that of G-7 Deputy, and was Deputy Minister of Finance from 1992 to 1997. In that role, he served as a member of the Bank of Canada's Board of Directors.
In 1998 he was appointed Deputy Minister of Health, a position he held until his appointment as Governor of the Bank of Canada.
Mr. Dodge, appointed Governor of the Bank of Canada, effective 1 February 2001 for a term of seven years, retired on 31 January 2008.
A native of Toronto, Mr. Dodge received a bachelor's degree (honours) from Queen's University, and a PhD in economics from Princeton.