Mathieu Laberge

Partner, Advisory Services & Economic and Policy Leader, Regions East

KPMG in Canada

Matt Laberge is a Partner for Advisory Services and the Economic and Policy Leader for Regions East at KPMG. Matt is a recognized trusted advisor to the federal and provincial governments for close to 20 years in the areas of research, economic analysis, data collection & analysis, econometric modeling, policy development and analysis as well as communications and analysis reporting. 

Prior to working in consulting, Matt was Director of Policy to a Canadian cabinet Minister and focused his work on strategic advice regarding housing and social policy development, including overseeing the end-to-end review of the Employment Insurance program and developing & implementing the National Housing Strategy. Before that, Matt was Chief Economist at Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), where he oversaw econometric and financial model development for mortgage insurance and housing market analysis. Matt also worked in research centers where his work focused on the public sector (health and education), infrastructures and natural resources. Matt also had a seat on the advisory council to the Urban Development Institute (Montreal) where he contributed research on municipal tax policies, including a North American review of property and commercial tax base and tax rate.

  • EMBA Cornell University

  • EMBA Queen’s University

  • M.Sc. Economics University of Nottingham

  • B.Sc. Economics University of Montreal

  • Member of the Comité Consultatif sur la Lutte contre la Pauvreté et l’Exclusion Sociale to the Quebec Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity.

  • Fellow, Clayton H. Riddell Graduate Program in Political Management at Carleton University

  • Fellow, Entrepreneurship & Innovation Institute, Cornell University

  • Patroller, Canadian Ski Patrol, Gatineau Region