Michael Wernick, Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet, Canada: Exclusive Interview

Two years ago, Michael Wernick was contemplating retirement; now he’s Canada’s top official. Matt Ross quizzes him about Canada’s new appointments system, delivery unit and shared services scheme – and learns some awkward truths about hatching an EU trade deal As senior civil servants know, politicians are an odd breed. Most are guided by deeply-held … Continue reading Michael Wernick, Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet, Canada: Exclusive Interview