Marie Lemay is the President and CEO of the Royal Canadian Mint, a position she has held since 2019. Before assuming her position at the Mint, Ms. Lemay served as Deputy Minister and Deputy Receiver General for Canada at Public Services and Procurement Canada. Ms. Lemay also served as Deputy Minister and President of the Canada Economic Development Agency for Quebec Regions, which promotes the long-term Economic development of the regions of Quebec.

In 2012, she was Associate Deputy Minister at Infrastructure Canada, the main department responsible for federal efforts to enhance Canada’s public infrastructure. From January 2008 to 2012, Ms. Lemay was the CEO of the National Capital Commission in Ottawa.

Prior to that, Ms. Lemay was the CEO of Engineers Canada, where she led a number of international initiatives and oversaw several mutual recognition agreements.

Recently, Ms. Lemay was elected as the first Chairperson of the Mint Directors Association. In 2023, she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Ottawa, her alma mater, for her substantial contribution to the field of engineering and to society at large. Ms. Lemay is a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec and of Professional Engineers Ontario, as well as a Fellow for both Engineers Canada and the Canadian Academy of Engineering. She also serves as a board member of the Richelieu Hardware Ltd. Board of Directors.