Cobourg Police Service announced today that Roger Ramkissoon has been appointed Chief Financial Officer, effective March 22, 2021. In this newly created position, Mr. Ramkissoon will lead the overall human resources, financial management and business planning processes, including the financial audit process, budget and accounting controls, and material management functions of the organization.

“Roger brings a wealth of knowledge from various sectors to the Cobourg Police Service. He has a deep commitment to ensuring financial sustainability and overseeing processes that demonstrate integrity. We are pleased to have Roger join the organization” – Chair Dean Pepper, Cobourg Police Services Board.

“I am absolutely delighted to welcome Roger to our senior team. His financial acumen, strategic approach to change management, analytic approach to problem solving and commitment to community service will support CPS as we continue to innovate and grow” – Chief Paul VandeGraaf, Cobourg Police Service.

Mr. Ramkissoon’s background includes serving in financial leadership roles at OCASI in Toronto, Clico Investment Bank and Intercommercial Banks in Trinidad & Tobago, and as CFO of Community Hospital in Trinidad & Tobago. Roger is currently serving as the Manager, Financial, Administrative and Member Services with the Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario (AMCTO). He holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from Laurentian University, a Master of Business Administration degree from Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland, and holds both the Chartered Professional Accountant & the Certified Human Resources Professional designations. Roger serves on various boards and committees, including as Board President to the New Hope non-profit Dwellings, Durham Outlook for the Needy, and Community Development Council Durham.

“I am thrilled to join the Cobourg Police Service at such an exciting time. The service’s unique business model at Corporate Services, innovation through the V13 Policetech Accelerator and community-minded initiatives allow room for unique forward thinking solutions to community safety and fiscal accountability. I look forward to working with the Board, Chief VandeGraaf and the executive team, partnering to execute the service’s priorities, achieve growth and enhance value for the community.”

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