Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Jason Choueiri was appointed Executive Director of the IRB in September 2018. Previously, Mr. Choueiri served as Director General for Transformation Planning, Design and Oversight at Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), where he founded ESDC's Acceleration Hub and led the development and implementation of multi-year service improvement strategies and service design practices. Prior to this, he served as the Director General, Strategic Directions where he developed the long-term vision for the modernization of Canada's three largest statutory programs (Employment Insurance, Canada Pension Plan, and Old Age Security). Mr. Choueiri has also held several senior roles at Shared Services Canada, National Defense and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada.
Mr. Choueiri has a Master's degree in Business Administration, as well as Bachelor of Commerce, Specialization in Management of Information Systems from the University of Ottawa. He is a recipient of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his contributions to Canada.