Anna Hardy is an Economist at the federal Department of Finance. Previously, she was AVP, Governance & Strategic Planning at BlueShore Financial, a credit union headquartered in British Columbia. Anna also led legislative affairs at Central 1 Credit Union and cumulatively has over 15 years of experience advising on policy issues ranging from financial regulation to parliamentary process. Anna holds a master’s degree in public administration. She volunteers for numerous organizations in her community, including Big Sisters of the Lower Mainland, and Junior Achievement BC.