Roch was appointed Comptroller General of Canada effective October 23, 2017. As Comptroller General, he is responsible for government-wide direction and leadership for financial management, internal audit, federal assets and acquired services (project management). He also leads the Financial Management Transformation initiative within the Government of Canada. Roch entered the public service in 1992, when he joined Global Affairs Canada; there, he held various positions within the financial services division. Prior to his current job, Roch occupied the role of chief financial officer and assistant commissioner, Finance and Administration branch, at the Canada Revenue Agency. He has also been the CFO at Fisheries and Oceans Canada, where he ensured sound financial management and provided leadership on all corporate planning, risk management and evaluation functions. Roch holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the Université du Québec and a master’s degree in public administration from l’École nationale d’administration publique de Gatineau.