Associate Deputy Minister of National Defence

Role

Role

Responsible to the Deputy Minister of the Department of National Defence for files related to procurement, information management and technology, defence renewal, search and rescue, and other files as may be assigned by the Deputy Minister.

Biography

John Turner

John Turner

Education

  • Master of Strategic Studies, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
  • Master of Business Administration, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario
  • Bachelor of Engineering Management, Royal Military College of Canada

Professional Experience

  • February 2015 to Present: Associate Deputy Minister, National Defence
  • 2012 – 2015: Assistant Deputy Minister, Materiel, National Defence
  • 2008 – 2012: Assistant Deputy Minister, Information Management, National Defence
  • 2007 – 2008: Regional Deputy Commissioner, Atlantic, Correctional Service of Canada
  • 2005 – 2007: Executive Director, Security and Justice Division, Treasury Board Secretariat
  • 2004 – 2005: Director General, Strategic Planning, Business Integration and Shared Services, Public Works and Government Services Canada
  • 2003 – 2004: Commander, Canadian Forces Joint Operations Group, Canadian Armed Forces
  • 2002 – 2003: Special Assistant to the Deputy Chief of Defence Staff, Canadian Armed Forces
  • 2000 – 2002: Director Defence Analysis, Office of the Vice Chief of the Defence Staff, Canadian Armed Forces
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