David Allison Dodge is the Governor of the Bank of Canada. In this capacity, Mr. Dodge has been widely praised for his forthright style and his steady leadership, which have helped foster economic growth in Canada. Prior to his appointment as Governor, David Dodge served in a number of senior positions within the federal government. While serving as Deputy Minister of Finance, Mr. Dodge was instrumental in eliminating the federal budget deficit and putting Canada’s public finances on a solid footing.