Since July 2019, Philippe Thompson has been the Chief Finances, Results and Delivery Officer (CFRDO) at Indigenous Services Canada (ISC). The CFRDO Sector is responsible for providing leadership and ensuring effective management of departmental Finance. The Sector is the departmental lead on integrated planning, results and delivery, parliamentary reporting and provides facility management, security and procurement services to the whole Department. It also manages the departmental Information Technology, Data Management, and Information Management functions.
The CFRDO sector allowed the Department to remain on sound footing operationally and financially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr. Thompson’s leadership ensured that the sector was flexible and agile in supporting the organization during this time of need.
Prior to joining ISC, Philippe was the Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Deputy Minister, Corporate Management Sector at Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED). He previously occupied different positions at Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, Canada Border Services Agency, Public Safety Canada, the Privy Council Office, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada and Public Works and Government Services. Mr. Thompson’s expertise is recognized nationally and internationally in the field of results-based management, and he has extensive experience in leading major departmental projects and transformations.
Philippe holds a Bachelor of Political Science and a Master of Public Policy and Public Administration from Concordia University.