Glen Shortliffe

Clerk of the Privy Council (Canada) Michael Pitfield Alberta
Glen Shortliffe
Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet
In office
July 1, 1992 – March 27, 1994
Prime MinisterBrian Mulroney
Kim Campbell
Preceded byPaul Tellier
Succeeded byJocelyne Bourgon
Deputy Clerk of the Privy Council and Associate Secretary to the Cabinet
In office
1990–1992
Prime MinisterBrian Mulroney
Deputy Minister of Transport
In office
1988–1990
MinisterBenoît Bouchard
Preceded byRamsey Muir Withers
Succeeded byHuguette Labelle
Canadian Ambassador to Indonesia
In office
1977–1979
Personal details
Born(1937-11-12)November 12, 1937
Edmonton, Alberta
DiedMay 4, 2010(2010-05-04) (aged 72)
Ottawa, Ontario
Alma materUniversity of Alberta

Glen Scott Shortliffe (November 12, 1937 – May 4, 2010) was a Canadian diplomat, civil servant, businessman, and Clerk of the Privy Council.

Biography

Born in Edmonton, Alberta, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Alberta in 1960.

From 1977 to 1979, he was the Canadian Ambassador to Indonesia.

From 1979 to 1982, he was the Vice President Policy for the Canadian International Development Agency. From 1982 to 1990, he held positions as Associate Secretary to the Cabinet, Deputy Minister of Transport, and Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet/Operations .

In 1990 he was appointed Associate Secretary to the Cabinet and Deputy Clerk of the Privy Council.

From 1992 to 1994, he was the Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet.

In 1994, he co-founded the Sussex Circle consulting group.

He died May 4, 2010 in Ottawa at home.

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