Eric Sawyer

Chief Financial Officer
City of Calgary, Alberta

Eric Sawyer is the Chief Financial Officer for The City of Calgary, which is Canada ' s 3rd largest city with a population of more than 1 million. He oversees all of the finance functions at The City, including, planning, budgeting, reporting, treasury, taxation, regulatory affairs, accounts payables & receivables, supply chain management, and provides overall long – term financial strategy, policy and advisory support to the entire organization. Eric serves on numerous boards and committees within The City. He joined The City in 2004, and previously worked for Ontario Hydro and Hydro One in various finance roles.

Eric holds a B. Comm. and MBA in finance from the University of Toronto and has been a member of GFOA since joining The City of Calgary. He became a member of the GFOA Standing Committee on Canadian Issues in 2006, and became Co-Chair of the CCI in 2008. Eric is also a participant in the Alberta GFOA and Western Canadian GFOA.