Christine Hogan at podium
David Peterson Public Leadership Program Lecture Series

Women Leaders of the Public Service: Deputy Minister Christine Hogan

October 3, 2022 | 5:00PM - 6:00PM
Munk School, Climate change, energy & environment, Public policy

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'Munk Centre For International Studies - 1 Devonshire Place

Christine Hogan, Deputy Minister of Environment and Climate Change, joined Janice Stein, Founding Director of the Munk School, to discuss leadership in public service. This event is the first in the Women Leaders in Public Service series, sponsored by the David Peterson Program in Public Sector Leadership.

About our Speakers:

Christine Hogan was appointed Deputy Minister of Environment and Climate Change, on September 30, 2019. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Hogan served as Executive Director for Canada, Ireland and the Caribbean, at the World Bank Group (in Washington), from November 2016 to September 2019. From January 2015 to October 2016, Ms. Hogan was Deputy Minister of International Trade. Between 2010 and 2015, Ms. Hogan served in the Privy Council Office, where she was initially the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet and then Foreign and Defence Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister. Throughout her career of more than 30 years, Ms. Hogan has contributed to a diverse set of public-policy issues ranging from international relations and development to trade policy, science and technology, and environment and energy. She has held a variety of positions within the Government of Canada, including Vice President of Strategic Policy and Performance at the Canadian International Development Agency (now Global Affairs Canada) and Director of International Affairs at Environment Canada. Ms. Hogan has also been a visiting executive with Encana and an Advisor to the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme, in Nairobi, Kenya. She holds a Bachelor of Public Administration (Honours) from Carleton University and is a Yale University World Fellow.

Janice Stein is the Belzberg Professor of Conflict Management in the Department of Political Science and was the Founding Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy at the University of Toronto (serving from 1998 to the end of 2014). She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and a member of the Order of Canada and the Order of Ontario. Her most recent publications include Networks of Knowledge: Innovation in International Learning (2000); The Cult of Efficiency (2001); and Street Protests and Fantasy Parks (2001). She is a contributor to Canada by Picasso (2006) and the co-author of The Unexpected War: Canada in Kandahar (2007). She was the Massey Lecturer in 2001 and a Trudeau Fellow. She was awarded the Molson Prize by the Canada Council for an outstanding contribution by a social scientist to public debate. She is an Honorary Foreign Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She has been awarded Honorary Doctorate of Laws by the University of Alberta, the University of Cape Breton, McMaster University, and Hebrew University.

Munk School, Climate change, energy & environment, Public policy


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Christine Hogan

Deputy Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Government of Canada

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Janice Stein

Belzberg Professor of Conflict Management, Department of Political Science and Founding Director, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy