Roch Huppé was appointed Comptroller General of Canada effective October 23, 2017. 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.
Roch entered public service in 1992, when he joined Global Affairs Canada, holding 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 Certified General Accountant as well as a Chartered Professional Accountant.