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Executive Project Leadership: Driving Transformational Change in the Government of Canada


Effective executive leadership is key to ensuring organizations deliver large-scale projects, programs and change initiatives that are aligned with federal priorities and yield results for Canadians. This event will focus on project leadership skills and competencies, and on how executives can build within their organizations a project leadership culture that:

  • focuses on outcomes
  • develops leadership, talent, and competencies
  • is equipped to adapt and change

Come to this session and learn from Dr. Edward Hoffman, Strategic Advisor for the Project Management Institute (PMI) and former Chief Knowledge Officer at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); Ms. Fiona Spencer, Director of Project Profession and Standards at the UK government's Infrastructure and Projects Authority; and your colleagues from Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, Public Services and Procurement Canada, and the Department of National Defence.


  • Rob Wright, Assistant Deputy Minister, Public Services and Procurement Canada
  • Dr. Edward J. Hoffman, PMI, Strategic Advisor; Former Chief Knowledge Officer, NASA
  • Fiona Spencer, Director, Project Profession and Standards, Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA), United Kingdom
  • Rear Admiral Simon Page, Deputy Chief of Staff Materiel Group, Department of National Defence


Kathleen Owens, Assistant Comptroller General, Acquired Services & Assets, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

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