Bruce Peever

Partner, Public Sector Advisory, National Co-Lead for Justice and Public Safety

KPMG in Canada

Bruce is a Partner in the Public Sector practice. He works with cities, colleges/universities and other public sector entities across Canada helping them drive performance improvement and innovation by cutting through the complexity of their work.  

He is a former local government executive with over 30 years of experience supporting Canadian municipalities in a staff or consulting role. When in industry, he had direct service delivery and managerial responsibility for a wide range of municipal portfolios. 

Professional and Industry Experience

Bruce is a leading authority on municipal organizational reviews and service reviews in Canada and has a wide portfolio of work in this area.

Bruce’s interests are largely in the areas of governance design and relationships, financial analysis, organizational assessment, design and effectiveness, economic development, and service delivery review. He has a particular interest and experience in technology, innovation and the transformation of public sector service delivery. Coupled with his operational experience, Bruce offers a unique specialization in the delivery of public sector services.

  • Finance Strategy and Transformation
  • Justice and Security
  • Local or Municipal Government
  • Operational Strategy
  • Organizational Design for Performance
  • Bachelor of Arts (Political Science) from Bishop’s University

  • Master of Arts (Political Science) from Wilfrid Laurier University

  • M.B.A. from Queen’s University

  • Graduate of Banff Centre of Management

  • Certified Manager with the International City/County Manager Association (ICMA)

  • Certified Management Consultant (CMC)

  • Audit Committee Chair and Director of the Board for the Canadian Urban Institute

  • Former Director of the Board with the Ontario Municipal Insurance Exchange (OMEX)

  • Former Director of the Board of the Ontario Municipal Administrators Association (OMAA)

  • Board Member for the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce