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Rodney Ghali

Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet, Impact and Innovation Unit, Privy Council Office, Government of Canada

Rodney leads the exploration and execution of new and innovative policy and approaches, focused on improving impact, accountability and value for Canadians.

Previously, Rodney was director general of the Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention, Public Health Agency of Canada, where he oversaw the Canadian Government’s policy and programs in the areas of healthy living and chronic disease prevention. Rodney also spent a number of years at Health Canada in various positions. He has worked on numerous legislative/regulatory initiatives and health-related issues including: food and consumer product safety, reproductive technologies, Aboriginal health, blood safety and mental health.

Rodney holds a master of science (neurobiology) from McGill University and a bachelor of science (genetics) from the University of Western Ontario.