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Deloitte Canada welcomes former Deputy Minister of Finance, Paul Rochon as Executive Advisor

Toronto, June 8, 2021 – Deloitte Canada is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Paul Rochon as an Executive Advisor.

Based in Ottawa, Rochon will provide strategic advice on projects and engagements related to the firm’s Financial Advisory practice, focusing on infrastructure, energy transition and digital identity.

“Paul joins Deloitte Canada with extensive experience in financial and economic management and policy development at the highest levels of government in Canada,” said Anthony Viel, Chief Executive Officer, Deloitte Canada. “He is a trusted negotiator, having led and concluded negotiations internationally at the G20, as well as in Canada in the context of federal provincial agreements. His experience related to the governance of Crown Corporations will benefit our government and public sector team greatly, and will help both the firm and its clients drive forward on our path to a thriving Canada. We are thrilled to welcome him to the firm.”

“It is a true pleasure to be joining Deloitte Canada. I have been impressed by the breadth and depth of their expertise as well as their ability to combine skills and assets to solve complex problems for business and governments,” said Paul Rochon, executive advisor, Deloitte Canada. “I look forward to working with the entire Deloitte team. It is a tremendous learning opportunity as well as an opportunity to add value to the important work done by the firm.”

Rochon was Deputy Minister of Finance (Canada) from 2014 to 2020. Prior to this appointment, he held a number of senior positions in the federal government. He served as Deputy Minister of International Development under the new Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development. He was the Associate Deputy Minister of Health and concurrently Special Advisor to the Minister of Finance on negotiations for a Canadian securities regulator. From 2010 to 2012, Rochon was the Associate Deputy Minister of Finance and Canada’s Finance Deputy at the G7, G20 and the Financial Stability Forum.

Prior to joining the Department of Finance in 1990, Rochon worked at the Conference Board of Canada for three years. He holds a bachelor’s degree in History from McGill University and a master’s degree in Economics from the University of Toronto.

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