Comptroller General of Canada
Roch Huppé was appointed Comptroller General of Canada effective .
As Comptroller General, he is responsible for government-wide direction and leadership for financial management, internal audit, federal assets and acquired services (project management). He also leads the Financial Management Transformation initiative within the Government of Canada.
Mr. Huppé entered the public service in 1992 when he joined Global Affairs Canada and where he held various positions within the Financial Services Division. Prior to being appointed Comptroller General, he occupied the role of Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Commissioner, Finance and Administration Branch at the Canada Revenue Agency. He has also been the Chief Financial Officer at Fisheries and Oceans Canada, where he ensured sound financial management and provided leadership on all corporate planning, risk management and evaluation functions.
Mr. Huppé holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the Université du Québec and a master’s in Public Administration from l’École nationale d’administration publique de Gatineau. He is also a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA). He also has the designation of “Fellow to the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec,” which is an honour awarded to CPAs who bring distinction to the accounting profession and serve as role models to others through their outstanding career achievements and contributions to the community.
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