Michael Wernick

Michael Wernick is a former Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to Cabinet in the Canadian Civil Service.

In his role as the Clerk of the Privy Council, Michael helped the Prime Minister and his new government implement its agenda, and as Head of the Public Service, he drove a renewal agenda, tabling four annual reports on the state of Canada’s public service. With 28 years as an executive in the federal public service, including 17 years in the community of Deputy Ministers, and three as Clerk, Michael is one of Canada’s most experienced and influential public sector leaders.

During the seminar, Michael will be providing strategic insights and perspectives from the highest levels of government.