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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 & 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.

Q2 2023 Delivery Roadmap update

July 7, 2023

Payment systems allow money to travel where it needs to be. A down payment on a home, a student loan, an invoice paid to a local business, money sent to a family member abroad, a first paycheque; payments are an essential part of our economy and way of life.

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