Barry MacKillop was appointed Interim Director on October 18, 2017. Mr. MacKillop first joined FINTRAC in September 2011 as the Deputy Director of the Financial Analysis and Disclosures (Intelligence) Sector. He became the Deputy Director of Operations in November 2015. He was responsible for Financial Intelligence, as well as the Supervisory and Compliance role of the Agency.
Prior to this, Mr. MacKillop worked at Public Safety Canada where he held various senior positions over nine years, including that of Director General of Law Enforcement, Organized Crime and Border Strategies, Senior Director of National Strategies (Serious and Organized Crime) and Director of Summit Security, Contract Policing and Firearms Policy.
Mr. MacKillop began his career in the non-profit sector with the Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa and has also held positions in other federal government organizations, including both the Privy Council Office and Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. He holds a Master of Arts Degree in Criminology from the University of Ottawa.