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President and CEO

Tracey Black is the President and CEO of Payments Canada. Building on the organization’s past success, Tracey provides the leadership to define the next stage of Payments Canada’s evolution, supporting the payment needs of Canadian consumers and businesses, and empowering a new era of modern payments.

Prior to Tracey’s appointment as President and CEO in March 2020, and since joining the organization in November 2018, Tracey was the Executive Director of Modernization, responsible for leading the modernization of the Canadian core clearing and settlement payment infrastructure. 

Tracey has held executive roles at TD Canada Trust and RBC Royal Bank, and has consulted extensively in the financial services industry as an independent consultant, and with McKinsey & Company. Previously, Tracey was the President of GFH Group Inc, where her responsibilities included the launch of chip cards (or smart cards) in Canada.

Tracey has more than 20 years of professional experience with extensive industry knowledge and deep expertise in payments strategy and innovation.

Q4 2023 Delivery Roadmap update

December 18, 2023

As the fourth quarter of 2023 is quickly coming to a close, I’m pleased to share that so far this year, the Automated Clearing Settlement System (ACSS) and Lynx have cleared and settled over 9.1 billion transactions valued at more than $106 trillion.

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