Tom Corner is an economist at the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) in Montreal. He has authored two major studies since joining the bank, and a third – on Canadian small and mid-sized business exporters – will be published in spring 2017. Tom is the author of BDC’s monthly oil market newsletter, and follows a range of other commodities on behalf of the economics team.
Prior to joining BDC, Tom worked in financial sector policy at the federal Department of Finance. He was lead financial services analyst in several international trade negotiations, including the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement and Canada-China Foreign Investment Promotion and Partnership Agreement. He holds a Master’s in Economics, as well as bachelor’s degrees in French and Economics, from the University of Victoria.