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Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page appears before the Commons finance committee on April 26, 2012.
Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page appears before the Commons finance committee on April 26, 2012.
(Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press)

The next federal budget watchdog: Will this man be the new Kevin Page?

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Economist Jean-Denis Fréchette has kept a low profile on Parliament Hill, working for most of his career as a researcher with the Library of Parliament.