Halifax’s Chief Administrative Officer, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, Canada
Jacques Dubé became Halifax’s Chief Administrative Officer in September 2016, and in doing so he realized one of his most ambitious career objectives—leading the largest municipality in Atlantic Canada and contributing to its growth and progress.
With a strong background in economic development and a participative approach to leadership, Jacques is focused on delivering Regional Council’s strategic priorities by working with staff and community partners to make a difference through diverse ideas and inclusive actions.
Jacques has more than 30 years of senior-level experience from all levels of government, most recently as City Manager in Moncton where his strong background in customer service and economic development helped that city prosper. He has served as president of Service New Brunswick, as well as Deputy Minister responsible for economic development, trade policy and population growth. He also served as Chief of Staff to the Federal Minister for Veterans Affairs and on numerous boards including the United Way, New Brunswick Innovation Foundation and Atlantic Lottery Corporation.