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Plenary Speaker 2013
Plenary Speaker 2013
Anne-Marie Robinson, President of the Public Service Commission of Canada
Ms. Anne-Marie Robinson was confirmed as President of the Public Service Commission of Canada (PSC), effective February 15, 2012. She had served as acting President since January 1, 2012. From June 2010 until her appointment as acting President of the PSC, she was Associate Deputy Minister of Health Canada.
Ms. Robinson began her public service career in 1990 as an auditor for Revenue Canada, Customs and Excise. In 1993, she joined the Management Trainee Program and completed assignments at Industry Canada and Indian Affairs and Northern Development. From 1995 to 1997, Ms. Robinson held senior policy advisor positions related to Aboriginal policy at the Department of Human Resources and the Privy Council Office. In 1997, Ms. Robinson returned to Indian Affairs and Northern Development where she served as Director of Policy for the Specific Claims Program. In the fall of 2000, she joined the Accelerated Executive Development Program and completed two assignments at Indian Affairs and Northern Development: Director, Litigation Portfolio Operations and Director General, Litigation Management Branch.
In June 2002, Ms. Robinson joined the PSC as Director General, Policy and Legislation. In November 2003, she became Vice-President, Corporate Management Branch. In October 2008, she became Assistant Deputy Minister, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch at Health Canada, a position she held until June 2010.
Ms. Robinson holds a Bachelor of Science degree, with a specialization in Geological Sciences and an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree, both from Brock University; and a Master’s of Science degree in Business Studies with a specialization in Human Resources Management from Salford University in the United Kingdom.
The Public Service Commission’s mission is to safeguard the integrity of staffing in the federal public service and the political impartiality of federal public servants. More information on the Commission can be found at: http://www.psc-cfp.gc.ca/index-eng.htm and on Ms. Robinson at http://www.psc-cfp.gc.ca/abt-aps/bio/robinson-eng.htm
Anne-Marie Robinson, SY 2013 Plenary Speaker