Raymond Kunze was appointed as the
IRB’s first Ombudsperson in October 2020. Previously, Mr. Kunze served as Chief Audit Executive at Global Affairs Canada (2019-2020), Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (2014-2019) and Infrastructure Canada (2012-2014). At the latter two departments, he also served as the Senior Officer responsible for disclosures of wrongdoing. Prior to this, he held a variety of positions, including Director, Performance Audits at the Office of the Auditor General of Canada from 1998 to 2012. Before joining the federal government, Mr. Kunze served as Environmental Management Specialist with Boeing Canada.
Mr. Kunze holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a Master’s Degree in Natural Resource Management from the University of Manitoba. He is a Certified Internal Auditor and a leadership coach.