Annette Ryan has experience in a governing role designing policy around investments, and emerging policy issues in the financial sector.
Annette Ryan is the Associate Assistant Deputy Minister of the Financial Sector Policy Branch at Finance Canada. She is leading federal policy development in the field of financial innovation and financial crime. Current efforts include Open Banking, trade in financial services, anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing, cyber security and virtual currency.
In her previous experience with federal and provincial governments, she has led policy development respecting Employment Insurance, business finance, productivity, innovation and investment, fiscal federalism, labour markets, government expenditure and taxation.
Before joining the civil service, Annette conducted empirical research on innovation and labour issues at the Institute for Fiscal Studies in London, U.K.. She holds a Masters degree in Economics from Oxford University, which she attended as a Rhodes Scholar, and a Bachelor degree in Mathematics from Acadia University.