is the Founding President of Public Governance International (PGI), President Emeritus of the Canada School of Public Service and Project Leader of the New Synthesis Initiative (NS). She served as Deputy Minister in several major departments and as Clerk to the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet for Canada. Madam Bourgon has vast international experience. She served as President of the UN Committee of Experts in Public Administration, President of the Commonwealth Association for Public Administration & Management (CAPAM), and Ambassador at the OECD. She is also the author of two pioneering books on public administration.