Kevin Page, Former Parliamentary Budget Officer

EVENT DATE: May 20, 2014
TOPIC: Public Finance and Democracy

Kevin Page provided a combined perspective based on his immediate past role as the Parliamentary Budget Officer and his current role as a distinguished academic researcher.

Kevin Page holds the Jean-Luc Pepin Research Chair at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa. He was Canada’s first Parliamentary Budget Officer from 2008 to 2013. Previously, he was Assistant Secretary to Cabinet for Macroeconomic Policy.

Most of his 27 years in the federal public service were in three central agencies responsible for budgeting, namely Finance Department, Treasury Board, and Privy Council Office. He has a Master’s degree in Economics from Queen’s University. He is married and father of three children.