The Prime Minister announces changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service

OTTAWA, June 7, 2016 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service: 

Serge Dupont, currently Deputy Clerk of the Privy Council and Associate Secretary to the Cabinet, will take on additional responsibilities as Deputy Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, effective June 23, 2016.

Marta Morgan, currently Associate Deputy Minister of Finance, becomes Deputy Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, effective June 27, 2016.

Manon Brassard, currently Assistant Deputy Minister, Compensation and Labour Relations, Treasury Board Secretariat, becomes President of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, effective June 27, 2016.

Stephen Lucas, currently Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Plans and Consultations and Intergovernmental Affairs), Privy Council Office, becomes Senior Associate Deputy Minister (Climate Change) of Environment and Climate Change, effective June 23, 2016.

Chantal Maheu, currently Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Priorities and Planning), Privy Council Office, becomes Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Plans and Consultations), Privy Council Office, effective September 6, 2016.

Ian McCowan, currently Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Legislation and House Planning and Machinery of Government), Privy Council Office, becomes Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Governance), Privy Council Office.  This change in title takes effect immediately.

The Prime Minister took the opportunity to congratulate Margaret Biggs, Senior Advisor to the Privy Council, Anita Biguzs, Deputy Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, and Ward Elcock, Special Advisor to the Privy Council Office on the occasion of their retirements from the Public Service, following distinguished careers marked by dedication and excellence in serving Canadians.

Biographical notes attached.

This document is also available at http://pm.gc.ca

 

SERGE DUPONT

EDUCATION

International Diploma, Public Administration, École Nationale d'Administration, Paris
Master of Management Sciences, University of Waterloo
Bachelor of Management Sciences (Operational Research), University of Ottawa

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Since May 2016
Deputy Clerk of the Privy Council and Associate Secretary to the Cabinet

2014 - 2016
Executive Director, International Monetary Fund (Constituency of Canada, Ireland and the Caribbean)

2010 - 2014
Deputy Minister of Natural Resources

2009 - 2010
Deputy Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Privy Council Office and Special Advisor to the Minister of Natural Resources on Nuclear Energy Policy

2008 - 2009
Associate Deputy Minister of Natural Resources

2005 - 2008
Director General and then Assistant Deputy Minister, Financial Sector Policy, Finance Canada

2001 - 2005
Director General, Tax Policy (Analysis), Finance Canada

1999 - 2001
Director General, Corporate Governance, Industry and Science Policy Sector, Industry Canada

1997 - 1999
Corporate Secretary, Industry Canada

1996 - 1997
Departmental Assistant, Office of the Minister, Finance Canada

1993 - 1996
Finance Counsellor, Canadian Embassy in Paris

1991 - 1993
Chief, Current Economic Conditions, International Trade and Finance Branch, Finance Canada

1990 - 1991
Senior Analyst, then Acting Chief, Strategic Planning, Sales Tax Division, Tax Policy Branch, Finance Canada

1986 - 1989
Analyst, Privatization Directorate, Office of Privatization and Regulatory Affairs

1983 - 1986
Analyst, Energy Policy Research Group, then Special Assistant to the Chair, Economic Council of Canada

 

MARTA MORGAN

EDUCATION

Master in Public Policy, Harvard University
Bachelor of Arts, Economics (Honours), McGill University

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Since August  2014
Associate Deputy Minister of Finance

2012 - 2014
Associate Deputy Minister of Industry

2011 - 2012
Assistant Deputy Minister, Industry Sector, Industry Canada

2009 - 2011
Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy Sector, Industry Canada

2003 - 2009
Vice President, Trade and Competitiveness, Forest Products Association of Canada

2000 - 2001
Director General, Social Policy, Human Resources Development Canada

1997 - 2000
Director, Children's Policy, Human Resources Development Canada

1993 - 1997
Various positions, Privy Council Office

 

MANON BRASSARD

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Law, Université Laval

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Since February 2014
Assistant Deputy Minister, Compensation and Labour Relations, Treasury Board Secretariat

2013 - 2014
Assistant Deputy Minister, Programs, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

2010 - 2013
Assistant Deputy Minister, Corporate Services, Citizenship and Immigration Canada

2003 - 2010
Vice President, Operations, Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec

2002 - 2003
Director General, Policy, Planning and Research, Immigration and Refugee Board

2001 - 2002
Director General, Office of the Implementation Act, Immigration and Refugee Board

 

STEPHEN LUCAS

EDUCATION

Ph.D. (Structural Geology and Tectonics), Brown University
Bachelor of Science with Honours (Geological Engineering), Queen's University

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Since July 2014
Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Plans and Consultations and Intergovernmental Affairs), Privy Council Office

2013 - 2014
Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet, Economic and Regional Development Policy, Privy Council Office

2009 - 2013
Assistant Deputy Minister, Science and Policy Integration, Natural Resources Canada

2007 - 2009
Assistant Deputy Minister, Minerals and Metals Sector, Natural Resources Canada

2003 - 2007
Director General, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada

2000 - 2003
Senior Director, Science, Innovation, Regional and Aboriginal Affairs, Natural Resources Canada

1998 - 2000
Director, Policy Planning and Coordination, Earth Sciences Sector, Natural Resources Canada

1988 - 1998
Research Scientist, then Subdivision Head, Geological Survey of Canada, Natural Resources Canada

 

CHANTAL MAHEU

EDUCATION

Master of Arts, Economics, Queen's University
Bachelor of Business Administration, École des Hautes Études Commerciales

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Since June 2014
Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Priorities and Planning), Privy Council Office

2011 - 2014
Director General, Federal-Provincial Relations and Social Policy, Finance Canada

2006 - 2011
Director General, Energy Policy, Natural Resources Canada

2004 - 2006
Director of Operations and Acting Assistant Secretary, Canada-United States Secretariat, Privy Council Office

2000 - 2004
Director, Health Care System Division, Health Canada

1997 - 2000
Acting Chief and Chief, Economic Development and Corporate Finance, Finance Canada

 

IAN MCCOWAN

EDUCATION

Master of Law, University of Cambridge, England
Bachelor of Laws, Queen's University
Bachelor of Commerce, Queen's University

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Since March 2015
Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Legislation and House Planning and Machinery of Government), Privy Council Office

2012 - 2015
Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Communications and Consultations), Privy Council Office

2006 - 2012
Assistant Commissioner, Policy, Correctional Service of Canada

2001 - 2006
Director and General Counsel, Correctional Service Canada Legal Services, Justice Canada

1999 - 2001
Director and Senior Counsel, Parks Canada Agency Legal Services, Justice Canada

1993 - 1999
Counsel, Civil Litigation Section, Justice Canada

 

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