Patrick Déry Superintendent, Financial Institutions

Mr. Déry has been Superintendent, Financial Institutions since February 2013.

AMF Financial Institutions is responsible for policies applicable to all financial institutions required to hold an authorization from the AMF to carry on business in Québec and for supervision of those institutions. Comprising more than 100 people from across various disciplines, the teams that make up AMF Financial Institutions are tasked with ensuring that institutions meet their legal obligation to apply sound and prudent management practices and adhere to sound commercial practices. AMF Financial Institutions is also the resolution agency for one of Canada’s seven systemically important financial institutions.

Mr. Déry has been a member of the Executive Council of the International Association of Deposit Insurers (IADI) since September 2023, returning to a role he previously performed from November 2016 to November 2022. He has also been chair of IADI’s North America Regional Committee since February 2020. Mr. Déry was chair of the Canadian Council of Insurance Regulators from March 2015 to September 2020.

Prior to joining the AMF, Mr. Déry’s career included over a decade of service with the Québec Ministry of Finance. He was also a member of the Board of Directors of Hydro-Québec from October 2012 to December 2014. In addition, Mr. Déry has been a member of the Board of Directors of Carrefour Jeunesse-Emploi de la Capitale Nationale (CJECN) since January 2022 and has served as the organization’s board chair since September 2022.

Mr. Déry has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in economics and a certified corporate director (ASC) designation from Laval University.