Canada's Trudeau appoints new Deputy Minister of International Development

On January 5, 2022, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced changes in the senior ranks of the Canadian Public Service. Trudeau appointed Christopher MacLennan as Deputy Minister of International Development and Personal Representative of the Prime Minister for the G20 Summit. 

MacLennan has served as Associate Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Personal Representative of the Prime Minister for the G20 since February 2020. Previously, MacLennan also served as Assistant Deputy Minister, Global Issues and Development, for Global Affairs Canada from 2017 to 2020. 

Press release - Global Affairs Canada