Mike Mercer

Appointed to the Chief Data and Insurance Officer (CDIO) role in January 2020, Mike oversees all aspects of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (CDIC’s) insurance operations including coverage, member compliance, premium administration and fast payment capabilities in the event of a member failure. Mike also oversees CDIC’s digital transformation, enterprise technology and data security initiatives.

Mike joined CDIC in 2008 and has served on the executive team since 2015 where he led CDIC’s member risk and resolution activities. Prior to joining CDIC, he worked in the private sector occupying increasingly senior risk management roles in banking institutions across Australia, UK, Europe and Canada. Mike holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation and a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Western Australia, Perth.