Mr. Kenneth M. Dye was the Auditor General of Canada from 1981-1991, under the Trudeau, Turner and Mulroney administrations.
He was trained as a chartered accountant at the University of British Columbia and articled as a clerk with the firm of Campbell Sharp, a predecessor firm of Grant Thornton Chartered Accountants of British Columbia. He graduated with his MBA from Simon Fraser University in 1971.
During his term as Auditor-General, Mr. Dye reorganized the office to take advantage of new technologies and assisted the governments of China, Australia and Russia in developing their own government auditing bodies. Upon leaving office in 1991, Dye served as President of the Worker's Compensation Board of BC. and Senior Vice-President of the Cowater Accountability Group, a subsidiary of Cowater International Inc.
Mr. Dye is semi-retired and works as an independent international development consultant. He
is a Co-Chair of the Capital Campaign Cabinet for The Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre Foundation.