Michael Wernick, Chair of the Board

Michael Wernick is the Jarislowsky Chair in Public Sector Management at the University of Ottawa. His 38 year career in the federal public service culminated in serving from 2016 to 2019 as the 23rd Clerk of the Privy Council. In 2021 UBC Press released “Governing Canada: A Guide to the Tradecraft of Politics”. Wernick contributes regularly to a number of publications and provides advisory services and mentorship to emerging leaders and students. He is a Senior Strategic Advisor to MNP Digital Inc.