Marc Leger

Chief Strategy Officer

Marc LegerMarc's expertise relates to the machinery and process of government. His career in the New Brunswick public service extended over 26 years. He served as Clerk of the Executive Council and Secretary to Cabinet from 2013 to 2015. Prior to that he served as Deputy Minister in the Departments of Health; Post Secondary Education, Training and Labour; and Public Safety. During his career, Marc was recognized as a mentor to his peers and to the next generation of civil servants, and for his ability to forge productive partnerships.

In May 2015, Marc was appointed as one of three commissioners to the New Brunswick Commission on Hydraulic Fracturing. The commission’s report was released in February 2016. He was also a member of the National Panel on Marine Protected Area Standards from March to September 2018. His participation on the commission and the panel demonstrated his ability to work on complex social and economic files and build bridges with people who have opposing views. The final report was applauded by environmentalists, industry and indigenous leaders.

Marc is an active member of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) and is currently on the board for the Fredericton chapter and serves as a special advisor to the National Board. He is chair of the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration and the Donald G. Dennison Award for Public Administration created in 2016 for mid-career public servants also under the patronage of the Lieutenant Governor.

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