Paul Glover is a Corporate Director, Strategic Advisor, and former senior civil servant. Paul has proven track record for leading or guiding major transformations, IT program delivery, and operations. Since leaving government, Paul has provided strategic counsel on information technology, cyber, service delivery and major project management as well as helping businesses navigate regulatory issues to clients in a variety of sectors and industry verticals.
From 2018-2022 Paul served as the President and Deputy Minister of Shared Services Canada (SSC), one of the largest IT service providers in Canada, responsible for the delivery of IT security and services to over 150 Government of Canada departments and agencies.
Prior to joining SSC, Paul served as President of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), Canada’s regulatory agency dedicated to the safeguarding of food, plants, and animals in Canada. Under his tenure, CFIA simplified and consolidated regulatory regimes while also working to improve food safety and supporting global competitiveness of Canada’s agri-food producers.
From 2013-2016, Paul was the Associate Deputy Minister at Health Canada. Paul joined Health Canada in 1994 and served in progressively senior roles which covered a range of policy and regulatory issues including drug pricing and regulation, the legalization and commercialization of cannabis, medical devices, consumer products, as well as the regulation of tobacco, alcohol and controlled substances in addition to environmental health regulations for air, water, chemicals, etc.
A seasoned negotiator both domestically and internationally having served on numerous trade missions, head of delegation and Canadian Representative at international meetings.
Paul’s directorships include Carleton Hospital, Canada Health Infoway, and The Mental Health Commission of Canada. Paul holds an MBA from Queens University, and Computer Science from Collège de l’Outaouais and holds is ICD.D Designation.