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Paul was Deputy Minister of Finance (Canada) from 2014 to 2020. Prior to this appointment, he held a number of senior positions in the federal government. He served as Deputy Minister of International Development under the new Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development. He was the Associate Deputy Minister of Health and concurrently Special Advisor to the Minister of Finance on negotiations for a Canadian securities regulator. From 2010 to 2012 he was the Associate Deputy Minister of Finance and Canada’s Finance deputy at the G7, G20 and the Financial Stability Forum. Paul has extensive experience in budget making, financial and economic management, and policy development at the highest levels of government in Canada. He is a trusted negotiator, having led and concluded negotiations internationally at the G20, as well as in Canada in the context of federal provincial agreements. He has extensive experience related to the governance of Crown Corporations.
Prior to joining the Department of Finance in 1990, he worked at the Conference Board of Canada for three years. He holds a bachelor’s degree in History from McGill University and a master’s degree in Economics from the University of Toronto.