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Gavin Liddy recently retired from the Federal Government after 36 years of service.   

Most recently he was the Associate Deputy Minister of Public Services and Procurement Canada where he supported several Ministers delivering procurement, real estate and receiver general services to the Government of Canada. Prior to this appointment, Gavin spent five years at the Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada as an Assistant Secretary.  As a member of the Secretariat, he supported the Treasury Board by providing advice and recommendations on government operations, economic programs, defence, international affairs, security and justice.  Over this eight year period he was involved in all aspects of the current National Defence procurement program including the National Shipbuilding Program and procurement of the next fighter.   

Prior to joining the Treasury Board Secretariat he was a member of the Parks Canada Team for six years.  During his time with Parks he was Superintendent of the Rideau Canal and worked in the National Office as a member of the Executive Board with responsibility for Finance, Real Property and Information Management. 

A graduate of Royal Military College in Kingston and the University of Ottawa, he also spent over twenty years in the Canadian Forces serving in various operational and headquarters positions.


RECENT PUBLICATIONS BY GAVIN LIDDY

Defence Procurement Canada — Defence Procurement in the 43rd Parliament
Defence Procurement Governance: Do We Have The Balance Right?

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