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Backgrounder


Serge Dupont is the Deputy Minister of Natural Resources Canada. He was also the Deputy Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs (Privy Council Office) in 2009 and Special Advisor 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, the 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. from the University of Ottawa and an M.A.Sc. in Management Sciences from the University of Waterloo. In addition, he has an international diploma in public administration from the École nationale d’administration in Paris.

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David Provencher
Office of Canada’s Minister of
Natural Resources
613-996-2007

Or:

Media Relations
Natural Resources Canada
Ottawa
613-992-4447

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