Janet Cosier

Janet Cosier

Board Member

Janet Cosier retired from the Bank of Canada in 2013 after a 30 year career. Janet was a former Adviser to the Governor of the Bank of Canada in Strategic Planning and Risk Management. She held senior level positions including Chief Financial Officer, Chief Internal Auditor, and Chief Risk Officer. Janet has considerable Board governance experience, having served on several not-for-profit Boards of Directors including the Pinecrest-Queensway Health and Community Services, the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Center, the Society of Management Accountants of Ontario, and the Canadian Payments Association. Presently, Janet is a member of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Hospital Association, and the Board of the Queensway Carleton Hospital. She is the Chair of the Hospital’s Audit and Finance Committee. In 2019, she was appointed to the position of Chair of the Board of Rideau Community Health Services. Janet chairs two international central banking seminars in strategic planning and risk management in the United Kingdom. Janet has a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics and computer science from York University, and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Windsor. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants (FCPA, FCMA). Janet and her husband Tony are naturalists and enjoy hiking and canoeing in the Rideau River system.