Chris Forbes was appointed Deputy Minister of Finance as of September 11, 2023.
He previously served as Deputy Minister of Environment and Climate Change, having been appointed in February 2023. From 2017 to 2023, Mr. Forbes was the Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.
He has held several senior positions in government, including at the Department of Finance from 2000 to 2013 and again from 2016 to 2017.
Mr. Forbes has a Master’s Degree in Economics from McGill University.