Roger Ermuth



Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Roger started with the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada in October 2021.  Prior to his appointment, Roger was an Assistant Comptroller General with the Office of the Comptroller General (OCG) where he had responsibility for public accounts, community development and government-wide policy related to financial management, transfer payments, costing, charging.​

Roger has held a number of positions across the federal public service, including Vice President, Health Security and Infrastructure at the Public Health Agency of Canada and Deputy Chief Financial Officer at Correctional Services Canada. He has also worked at the Privy Council Office, Indian and Northern Affairs, Agriculture Canada and the Canada Revenue Agency.

In recognition of his contributions to the accounting profession, Roger was admitted as a Fellow of Chartered Professional Accounts (FCPA-FCMA).  He also has a MBA from the University of Ottawa, a graduate certificate from Harvard University and a BComm from Carleton University. Prior to joining the government, Roger worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers.  He was also a Moderator with the legacy CMA (accounting) program and part time instructor at the University of Ottawa's MBA program.