Canada’s International Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
The C.D. Howe Institute invites you to join us on June 18 to hear the Deputy Minister of Global Affairs Canada, Marta Morgan, present on international trade and relations during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Deputy Minister will present on navigating disrupted global supply chains and international efforts to address the ongoing pandemic by providing support to those who are most vulnerable.
C.D. Howe Institute events and webinars are open to members and their guests.
Marta Morgan, Deputy Minister, Global Affairs Canada
Marta Morgan is the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs at Global Affairs Canada. She was appointed to this position in May 2019. Prior to that, Ms. Morgan was Deputy Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship for three years. In that role she led the development of immigration policies and programs to support Canada’s economic growth, developed strategies to manage the significant growth in asylum claims and improved client service.
Ms. Morgan has had extensive leadership experience throughout her career in a range of economic policy roles both at Industry Canada and the Department of Finance. She provided leadership in telecommunications policy, spectrum policy, aerospace and automobile sectoral policy, and the development of two federal Budgets.
Ms. Morgan has also held positions at the Forest Products Association of Canada, the Privy Council Office, and Human Resources Development Canada.
She has been a member of the Board of the Public Policy Forum since 2014.
Ms. Morgan attended Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific, she has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Economics from McGill University and a Master in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.