In April 2010, the Prime Minister appointed Morris Rosenberg as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, effective June 4, 2010. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Rosenberg served as Deputy Minister of Health from December 2004 to June 2010, and Deputy Minister of Justice and Deputy Attorney General of Canada from July 1998 to December 2004.
Mr. Rosenberg began his public service career with the Department of Justice in 1979. From 1989 to 1993 he served as Assistant Deputy Minister, Corporate Affairs and Legislative Policy in the Department of Consumer and Corporate Affairs. From 1993 to 1996, he served as Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet, Economic and Regional Development Policy, at the Privy Council Office. He was appointed Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Operations) in 1996.
Mr. Rosenberg holds a B.A. from McGill University, an LL.L. from the Université de Montréal and an LL.M. from Harvard University.