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Mark Zelmer, MSc




Mark Zelmer has more than 30 years of experience dealing with financial sector policy and regulatory issues. He was formerly an Assistant Superintendent and Deputy Superintendent of Financial Institutions at the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI). Prior to that, he worked for the Bank of Canada and the International Monetary Fund.

Among his many accomplishments, Mark was an active contributor to the global regulatory reform agenda in the wake of the financial crisis. As a member of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision from September 2008 through June 2016, he chaired the development of several components of the Basel III framework and led a peer-review assessment of the European Union's adoption of Basel III capital requirements. He also served on the Financial Stability Board's Standing Committee on Supervisory and Regulatory Cooperation from July 2014 to June 2016 and co-chaired its work on structural vulnerabilities associated with the global asset management industry.

Mark holds a Master of Science (Business Administration) degree from the University of British Columbia and a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from Queen's University.

Mr. Zelmer was elected to the Board of Directors of Assuris in 2017.