Assistant Commissioner and Chief Audit Executive Audit, Evaluation, and Risk Branch, Canada Revenue Agency
Nathalie Meilleur was appointed to the position of Assistant Commissioner and Chief Audit Executive in October 2021. She plays a key role in supporting major strategic and change management initiatives within the CRA. She is responsible for providing strategic advice and executive oversight with respect to horizontal and integrated enterprise risk management, and as such is an active member of the Forum Tax Administration’s Enterprise Risk Management Community of Interest Advisory Group. She also leads robust independent internal audit and program evaluation functions that are supported by strong Professional Practices and Data Science sections. Furthermore, Nathalie is the Senior Officer responsible for overseeing and managing the internal disclosure of wrongdoings within the CRA.
Prior to joining the CRA as Director General, Financial Management Advisory Services Directorate, with the Financial Administration Branch, in June 2018, Nathalie occupied the position of Executive Director, Financial Policy and Community Development Division with the Office of the Comptroller General of Canada of the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. Nathalie has more than 20 years of financial management and internal audit experience, including 10 years with the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Prior to joining the federal government, she worked for a private accounting firm providing financial management services to several departments.
Nathalie strives to establish strong partnerships and trust at all levels, as well as support employee and community development and work collaboratively to sustain a strong workforce.
Nathalie holds a Bachelor degree in Commerce with a specialization in Accounting from the University of Ottawa and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA).