Julie Dickson was a member of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank, between 2014 and 2017, which is responsible for overseeing European banks. Prior to that, she spent 15 years at the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions in Canada, heading the office from 2006 to 2014. In addition, Ms Dickson served for 15 years with the Canadian Department of Finance, focusing on financial institution policy issues. She has been a member of the Financial Stability Board, the Basel Committee on Banking Regulation, and the boards of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Toronto Leadership Centre. She currently sits as an independent non-executive director on the board of Manulife, where she is also a member of the Risk Committee and Management Resources Compensation Committee. She also sits on the board of the Global Risk Institute, which focuses on risk management for the financial industry, and the Canadian Public Accountability Board, which oversees audit firms in Canada. She has been awarded the Order of Canada for her work in Canada and globally in the area of financial institution regulation and supervision. Ms Dickson is a member of the Board’s Legislative Committee, Remuneration Committee and Audit Committee.