David Longworth was a Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada in the financial system area from 2003-2010, at the end of a 36-year career there. As a Deputy Governor, he served as a member of the Governing Council of the Bank. During the Global Financial Crisis, he was the Bank’s representative on the Committee on the Global Financial System and the Markets Committee, which meet at the Bank for International Settlements.
He has been a frequent Term Adjunct Professor in the Department of Economics at Queen’s University since 2011, where he also served as Associate Director of the Graduate Diploma Program in Risk Policy and Regulation from 2014-2018. He has taught courses there in comparative credit cycles, financial regulation, and advanced topics in risk management and regulation. From 2010-20, he was also Adjunct Research Professor at Carleton University, frequently teaching a course on central banking.
David Longworth graduated with a PhD in Economics from MIT in 1979. He has published in leading journals, including the Journal of Finance. His major research interest is financial regulation, especially dealing with systemic risk through macroprudential policy. He is a Research Fellow of the C.D. Howe Institute.