Iain Stewart is President of the National Research Council Canada (NRC) and a participant of the Canada Research Coordinating Committee.
From July 2015 to August 2016, Mr. Stewart served as Associate Secretary of the Treasury Board of Canada. From June 2014 to July 2015, he served as the Assistant Secretary of the International Affairs, Security and Justice Sector at the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat (TBS).
Iain has held a number of different leadership functions at Industry Canada, including Assistant Deputy Minister of the Strategic Policy Sector, Secretary to the “Jenkins Panel” on Federal Support to Research and Development, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister and Director General of the Science and Innovation Sector, and Director of Consumer Industries in the Industry Sector.
Since joining the public service, he has also worked at the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Transport Canada and TBS, where he became Director of Infrastructure Policy after working as an analyst for Fisheries and Oceans.
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