Stéphane Cousineau

Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Corporate Services Branch

Shared Services Canada

Mr. Cousineau was appointed in May 2018 as Senior Assistant Deputy Minister of Corporate Services at Shared Services Canada. Prior to this appointment, M. Cousineau was the Assistant Deputy Minister of Corporate Management Services and Chief Financial Officer of the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC). He has 30 years of experience in the federal government, 21 years of which have been at the executive level. Mr. Cousineau has served as Director General of the Project Management Bureau as well as Chief Information Officer at Passport Canada, Elections Canada and the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.

Mr. Cousineau also contributed to a number of broader Government of Canada initiatives, including Mental Health and Wellness and Workplace Charitable Campaign at Shared Services Canada.

Mr. Cousineau has wide experience in leading, leveraging and managing business transformation agendas and managing strategies, program designs, organizational integration and large scale, complex business and system projects.

Mr. Cousineau holds a Master Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Queens University.


The changing face of government procurement in Canada

02/11/2021 09.45 - 10.05

Keynote TrackChannel 1Keynote

COVID-19 has demonstrated that governments can procure much more quickly—if they have to. It has also provided government and industry the opportunity to re-examine procurement processes, making them faster and more agile, not only in emergencies but in normal times as well.

And it’s not just about procurement. A recent Angus Reid survey showed that 67 percent of Canadians indicated... read more