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David McGovern

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Master of Science, Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science
Bachelor of Arts, Canadian Studies, McGill University

Professional Experience

Since May 2017
Associate Deputy Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development

2015 - 2017
Deputy National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister, Privy Council Office

2014 - 2015
Senior Advisor to the Privy Council Office, responsible for the Border Action Plan Implementation and Regulatory Cooperation Council

2011 - 2014
Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy and Research, Employment and Social Development Canada

2005 - 2011
Assistant Deputy Minister, International Affairs Branch, Environment Canada

2003 - 2005
Various Executive Director positions, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

2001 - 2003
Senior Director General, Corporate Initiatives, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

1996 - 2001
Various Executive Director positions, Transport Canada

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