Comptroller General of Canada

Bill Matthews

Comptroller General of Canada, Bill Matthews

Bill Matthews was appointed Comptroller General of Canada effective in July 2014.

The Comptroller General of Canada is responsible for government-wide direction and leadership for financial management, internal audit, federal assets and acquired services.

Prior to being appointed Comptroller General, Mr. Matthews held various senior level positions within the Office of the Comptroller General and Treasury Board Secretariat with responsibilities in the area of financial management policy, Estimates, evaluation and expenditure management.

Mr. Matthews is a chartered professional accountant with over 27 years of experience in accounting and financial management in both the public and private sectors. He was named a Fellow by the Chartered Professional Accountants in .

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Dalhousie University.

He is a member of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board - Consultative Advisory Group. He also serves as a board member of the Public Sector Accounting Board and the University of Ottawa’s Institute for Mental Health Research.

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