Gavin Liddy retired from the Federal Government in October 2017 after 36 years of service.
Most recently he was the Associate Deputy Minister of Public Services and Procurement Canada where he supported several Ministers delivering procurement, real estate and receiver general services to the Government of Canada. Prior to this appointment, he spent five years at the Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada as an Assistant Secretary. As a member of the Secretariat, he supported the Treasury Board by providing advice and recommendations on government operations, economic programs, defence, international affairs, security and justice. Over this eight year period he was involved in all aspects of the National Defence procurement program including the National Shipbuilding Program and procurement of the next fighter.
Prior to joining the Treasury Board Secretariat, he was a member of the Parks Canada Team for six years. During his time with Parks he was Superintendent of the Rideau Canal and worked in the National Office as a member of the Executive Board with responsibility for Finance, Real Estate and Information Management. Before joining the federal public service, he served as an Officer in the Royal Canadian Artillery for over 20 years in various operational and headquarters positions.
Gavin Liddy is a graduate of the Royal Military College, Kingston (1989) and completed his MBA at the University of Ottawa (1998).