Chair, Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee
Advisor, Public Sector Oversight
Former Assistant Auditor General of Canada
Mr. Shahid Minto is a chartered accountant with a master's degree in political science and a professional degree in law. Mr. Minto joined the Office of the Auditor General of Canada in 1977 and served as the Assistant Auditor General between 1989 and 2005. He served as the Chief Risk Officer for the Department of Public Works and Government Services for the following two years, when he was appointed as Canada’s first Procurement Ombudsman. After 33 years of service, Mr. Minto retired from the public service in 2010 to follow other interests.
He is a highly experienced senior financial and program Public Sector executive who has specialized in examining and adding value to Canada's public policy and public administration by making fair and balanced recommendations arising from financial, regulatory and compliance reviews. Prior to joining the Office of the Auditor General, Mr. Minto was employed in the private sector. He obtained his C.A. Designation while employed at Touche Ross & Co. Mr. Minto joined the CARE Canada Board in 2010 and serves as the Chair of the Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee.