Biography of Bill James

Photo of Bill James, Superintendent of Bankruptcy

Bill James was appointed Superintendent of Bankruptcy in March 2013, after having joined the OSB as interim Superintendent in September 2011.

Mr. James joined Industry Canada in 2008 as Director General, Service Industries and Consumer Products, and subsequently served as the department’s Director General of Human Resources from 2009 to 2011. Prior to joining Industry Canada, Mr. James worked in various capacities at Human Resources and Social Development Canada, including as Director General, Employment Insurance Policy; Senior Director, Labour Market Policy; and Director, Federal–Provincial Relations. Between 1991 and 1999, Mr. James held numerous positions at Environment Canada.

Mr. James holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Alberta and a Bachelor of Science from Queen’s University.

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