CPA Canada recognizes Paul Drolet with Award of Excellence

Paul Drolet is the 2015 recipient of the Award of Excellence in Public Sector Financial Management: Lifetime Achievement Award.


Paul Drolet’s distinguished career in financial management includes 16 years with Natural Resources Canada and 18 years with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC).

Drolet dedicated most of his career to financial management systems. An avid participant of the Integrated Financial Material System (IFMS) cluster group, he promoted the sharing of information and best practices and influenced the government’s priority of integrated financial management.

Supporting one of the biggest clusters of the SAP financial system in the Government of Canada, Drolet’s innovative thinking and vision have made AAFC a model for hosting partnerships in the SAP financial system domain.

His efforts to ensure that AAFC’s experiences are shared within the financial community have made him a recognized and respected leader for Shared Service vision and anything related to SAP financial management.

Drolet established a positive image of AAFC and created an enviable culture of excellence by continually inspiring and leading his team to success. Through honesty, integrity and respect, Paul showed his team how to live the public service core values.