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Wilfrid Laurier University School of Business & Economics
August 29, 2015

Canadian Excellence


Craig Wright, BA Honours (Economics) '85, Senior Vice-President & Chief Economist, RBC Financial Group

As chief economist, Craigleads a team of economists providing economic, fixed income and foreign exchange research to RBC clients. Craig is a regular contributor to a number of RBC publications and is a key player in delivering economic analysis to clients and the media through the Economics Department's regular economic briefings.

A graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Toronto, Craig was appointed Chief Economist in 2001 having joined RBCin 1994 after working at anotherfinancial institution for seven years. Craig is a participant in a number of the key RBC internal committees and is a member of the CD Howe Monetary Policy Council, Wilfrid Laurier School of Business & Economics Dean's Advisory Council and the British Columbia Economic Forecast Council.

Craig and his wife Susan live in Toronto with their three children, Emily, Bradley and Jacob.