August 22

Introducing Kent Campbell, IPAC's New President

Kent Campbell, New President of IPAC for 2018-2019 

he Board of Directors of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Kent Campbell, as IPAC's new President for 2018-2019. He succeeds IPAC President Lucie Robitaille, Assistant Secretary at the Ministry of the Executive Council, Government of Quebec.

Kent Campbell is Saskatchewan’s Deputy Minister of Trade and Export Development. In this role he leads provincial efforts to enhance trade relationships, increase exports, attract investment, improve economic competitiveness and advance Saskatchewan’s international relations.

Kent has previously served as Saskatchewan’s Deputy Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Deputy Minister of the Economy and Deputy Minister of Energy and Resources. Mr. Campbell has also served as Interim Deputy Minister to the Premier and Cabinet Secretary under two Premiers.

With more than 22 years of experience in the public sector, Kent has extensive experience in developing and implementing public policy, in managing major projects, and in leading public sector organizational change.

Kent has two undergraduate degrees from the University of Regina, a Masters of Business Administration from Queen’s University and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.

The Board of Directors looks forward to the leadership that Mr. Campbell will bring during the next year, which happens to coincide with the Institute's 2019 Annual Conference in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Read Kent's Bio