Deputy Minister, Intergovernmental Affairs and Youth, Privy Council Office
Christiane Fox is Deputy Minister, Intergovernmental Affairs and Youth at the Privy Council Office. Prior to that she held the position of Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet, Communications and Consultations at the Privy Council Office (PCO). Prior to that, she had been Director of Operations, Policy, in the Federal‐Provincial‐Territorial Relations Secretariat at the Privy Council Office.
Christiane has extensive experience in government communications in increasingly senior positions, including three years as Director General for Strategic Communications at PCO. Prior to her arrival at the PCO, she had spent 10 years at Industry Canada, now Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada. She worked in Communications, in the Deputy Minister’s Office, the Minister’s office and in Science Policy. She also spent a year with the Competition Policy Review Secretariat, a panel chaired by Red Wilson, as the Director of Communications and Consultations.
Christiane started her career as a Communications Advisor at Industry Canada in 2002 working with departmental sectors as well as with portfolio partner agencies like the Canadian Space Agency, the Canada Foundation for Innovation, SSHRC and NSERC.
Christiane has a BA in Mass Communications and Psychology from Carleton University, and is a graduate of the University of Ottawa’s Masters Certificate Program in Public Administration.