BIOGRAPHY OF MR. SERGE P. DUPONT
Serge P. Dupont is Deputy Minister of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) since October 12, 2010. He served one year as Associate Deputy Minister, NRCan, prior to being appointed in July 2009 Deputy Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs (Privy Council Office) and Special Adviser to the Minister of Natural Resources on Nuclear Energy Policy.
From 2001 to 2008, Mr. Dupont occupied senior positions in Finance Canada, including Assistant Deputy Minister, Financial Sector Policy, and Director General (Analysis), Tax Policy.
Since he joined the public service of Canada in 1983, Mr. Dupont has worked on a wide range of issues, including energy policy, the privatization of federal Crown corporations, Canada’s participation in the G7, corporate governance, intellectual property policy, taxation, financial sector and intergovernmental affairs. He served as Finance Counsellor in Canada’s mission in Paris, departmental assistant to the Minister of Finance, and Corporate Secretary for Industry Canada.
Mr. Dupont holds a B.Sc. (University of Ottawa) and M.A.Sc. (University of Waterloo) in Management Sciences, as well as an international diploma in public administration from the École nationale d’administration (Paris). He serves on the Boards of Directors of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited and the Public Policy Forum.