Sue Whitney

Senior Advisor, Modernization Payments Canada

Sue provides strategic advice to the Executive Director of Modernization on the plans to modernize Canada’s core clearing and settlement systems. With more than three years of dedication to this multi-year cause, Sue is a key contributor to the strategy, planning and execution at this critical stage in the program.

Prior to this role, Sue held several executive positions at Payments Canada as Head of Product Strategy, responsible for managing products and future enhancement planning and Head of Industry Relations, where she established a Toronto presence and built a team to engage the market to ensure the strategy was focused on market needs.  

Prior to Payments Canada, Sue spent 15+ years launching retail payments solutions for Visa Canada, Interac network and others. Sue is also a former regulator in payments, holding several executive roles in the Department of Finance in Ottawa.

Area(s) of Expertise 
Payments Regulation
Payments Innovation
Industry Collaboration
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