Carla St. Croix

Director - Innovation and Growth Policy, Strategic Policy Branch, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

With a career in the public service spanning 20 years, Carla St. Croix was appointed to the position of Director, Innovation and Growth Policy, Strategic Policy Branch, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) in March, 2015. In this capacity, Carla is responsible for designing, developing and directing strategic advice related to innovation across the agriculture sector and providing authoritative advice concerning these policies and their impacts to the Deputy Minister and senior executives of AAFC.

Since July 2014, Carla occupied the position of Chief, Bioeconomy Policy, within the Innovation and Growth Policy Division, and prior to that, Carla was the Senior Advisor to the Director General of Cross-Sectoral and Strategic Direction, Science and Technology Branch. Carla holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Brandon University as well as a Master of Arts degree in Political Science from Carleton University.