Vice-President, International Programs
As Vice-President, International Programs, Mr. Hunt leads the Foundation’s capacity building initiatives for audit offices and parliamentary oversight bodies abroad. He manages our International Programs team and oversees our engagement with Canadian and international program partners.
Before joining the Foundation in July 2018, Mr. Hunt was stationed in Athens, dedicated to the Greece-OECD Project: Technical Support on Anti-Corruption. He previously worked with the Government of Canada for 28 years. He started his career in the Audit and Evaluation Branch at the Department of Indian Affairs, where he worked for 11 years collaborating with First Nation communities across Canada. He then held several positions at the Treasury Board Secretariat, including Director of Service Innovation. There he drafted the Service Improvement Policy and supporting guidance on measuring and promoting service delivery quality for Canadians, developed the first version of the Management Accountability Framework, and renewed the Treasury Board’s evaluation policy. Moving to the Public Service Commission, Mr. Hunt served first as Director General of the Government-wide Audit and Evaluation Directorate, and then as Director General of the Data and Analysis Directorate. He re-joined the Treasury Board Secretariat in October 2013, as Executive Director, Policy and Communities Directorate, Internal Audit Sector, Office of the Comptroller General, focusing on strengthening the Government’s internal audit function and directing the reset of Treasury Board’s internal audit policy.
Mr. Hunt has been active in the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), sitting on the IIA Ottawa Chapter Board and the advisory committee for IIA Canada’s Public Sector Audit Centre, and served as Vice President of the Government Internal Audit Council of Canada.
He holds double honor’s degrees in Economics and Political Science and a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Victoria.