Frank Des Rosiers

Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy and Innovation, Natural Resources Canada

Frank Des Rosiers was appointed Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy and Innovation in 2019. Prior to this, Frank was ADM, Innovation and Energy Technology at NRCan. He also served as General Director, Tax Policy at Finance Canada and as Assistant Secretary, Priorities and Planning at the Treasury Board Secretariat. Frank worked as Director General, Strategic Policy Branch at NRCan from 2003-07 and at the Privy Council Office (Intergovernmental Affairs at) as Chief of Staff to the Deputy Minister and Director, Economic and Fiscal Analysis.

Frank holds a BA in Economics from Université Laval, an MA in Economics from Université de Montréal and a Masters of Public Administration from Harvard University (Fulbright Scholar).

Organization Profile

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) specializes in the sustainable development of Canada’s natural resources including, energy, mining, forestry and clean technologies. Strategic Policy and Innovation is providing strategic advice on the overall management of the department’s agenda and leads on horizontal functions (Cabinet, International Affairs, Federal/provincial, planning, innovation, economic analysis, Earth observation, data and national security).