Gerry Gaetz

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Gerry Gaetz is President and CEO of Payments Canada, where he leads the transformation of the organization’s enabling legislation, governance, internal capacity and business.

Mr. Gaetz previously held executive roles at the Bank of Canada. As Chief of Currency he was responsible for Canada’s new polymer banknote series and as Chief of Banking Operations he led the redevelopment of the core banking system.

Mr. Gaetz is a member of the International Council of Payment Association Chief Executives, is on the advisory boards of two private companies, is a director of Fortress Paper, and is a former member of the Banknote Ethics Initiative Accreditation Council. He also co-led the leadership program at the Gestalt International Study Center. Mr. Gaetz holds an MBA from the University of Ottawa and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.