Associate Deputy Minister
Office of Government Business Enterprises & Strategic Initiatives
Ministry of Finance
[Appointed October 2014]
Nancy Kennedy is the Associate Deputy Minister, Office of Government Business Enterprises & Strategic Initiatives, Ministry of Finance. She was appointed in 2016. She brings to this position extensive experience in public policy development, government decision-making, stakeholder relations and strategic communications.
Prior to her current role, Nancy served as Assistant Deputy Minister (ADM), Revenue Agencies Oversight Division, and before that, she was the ADM, Health System Strategy and Policy Division, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and ADM, Health, Education, Social and Children’s Policy at Cabinet Office. Nancy also held several different portfolios within the Cabinet Office Policy Division, most recently serving as the Executive Coordinator of the Economic, Resource and Justice portfolios.
Nancy has also served as: Acting Assistant Deputy Minister of the Provincial–Local Finance Division, Ministry of Finance: a Policy Director in several ministries and central agencies; Director of Transit Policy, Ministry of Transportation; Director of Strategic Policy, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs; and Director of Provincial-Local Initiatives, Ministry of Finance.
Prior to joining the provincial government in 1998, Nancy worked at the ARA Consulting Group, as a management consultant within its domestic public-sector practice. Before that, she had her own business as a freelance writer and researcher.
Nancy holds a Master of Arts from the University of Guelph and a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University.
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