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George Green

George Green


George has worked as a geologist in remote and northern regions of Canada, including the high Arctic. He also served as a general duty RCMP police officer in Prince George, BC. Up until his retirement in 2017, George served in the public sector for over 25 years, including five years at the Assistant Deputy Minister level.

After completing his post-graduate studies in geology, George rejoined the public service in 1993 under the auspices of the federal Management Trainee Program. He held positions of increasing responsibility in several departments, including the Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada and Privy Council Office. From December 2012 to December 2014, in his capacity as Chief Administrative Officer at Parks Canada, he was the Assistant Deputy Minister Champion for the Real Property Institute of Canada.

As an openly gay member of the Agency’s executive team and Parks Canada’s champion of 2SLGBTQ+, George served as a tangible expression of diversity in the workplace. In 2017, he received the Leadership Award from the Association of Professional Executives of the Public Service of Canada. This award recognizes an Executive who continuously strives for excellence, best management practices and improvements in the workplace.

Since 2021 as Faculty with the Institute on Governance, George has enjoyed sharing his experiences in the public sector realm with employees of the federal public service and the Government of Nunavut.