Deputy Minister of International Development

Malcolm Brown

Deputy Minister of International Development

On April 25, 2014, the Prime Minister appointed Malcolm Brown as Deputy Minister of International Development, effective May 20, 2014. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Brown served as Executive Vice-President of the Canada Border Services Agency since January 31, 2011.

Malcolm Brown holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Studies from Queen's University and a Master of Arts degree in Political Science from York University.

Mr. Brown began his federal public service career in the Federal Provincial Relations Office. He then worked at Health Canada and later at the Privy Council Office where, among other senior positions, he served as Assistant Deputy Minister responsible for the Reference Group of Ministers on Aboriginal Policy.

Between 2002 and 2009, Mr. Brown occupied assistant deputy minister-level positions with Human Resources Development Canada, Citizenship and Immigration Canada, and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), culminating with the position of Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy and Research, HRSDC. In October 2009, Mr. Brown was named Associate Deputy Minister of Natural Resources Canada.