Week 2023


Susan Kjartanson

Manager of Investment Management, Public Services and Procurement Canada

November 23, 2022 | 1:40 pm - 2:40 pm

A Progressive Approach to Managing Investments in the Public Service

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Susan joined PSPC in 2019 following the approval of Accrual Budgeting and is currently the Manager of Investment Management. She was instrumental in the successful implementation of key elements of Accrual Budgeting, which included leading the Departmental Investment Plan, Prioritization and the PSPC Asset Portfolio Long Term Strategy.

Prior to joining PSPC, she worked at Parks Canada for nearly 15 years, supporting clients from coast to coast. During her time at Parks Canada, she contributed to the expansion of New Parks and Sites, the delivery of the Federal Contaminated Sites Action Plan (FCSAP) program and the ongoing sustainability of its significant infrastructure portfolio consisting of heritage, tourism, waterway and highway assets.

Through collaboration and teamwork, Susan has always been focussed on improving business operations and has garnered recognition, receiving multiple awards for Innovation and Creativity. Susan has a Bachelor of Commerce from the Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba, where she specialized in International Business and Management of Organizations. She currently lives in Winnipeg, where she has been working virtually since 2009.

Susan Kjartanson