OG100 Summit 2023 Speakers – Andrew Brown

Andrew Brown

Associate Deputy Minister, Employment & Social Development

Andrew was appointed Associate Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) in February 2023.

He started his public service career when he joined Citizenship and Immigration Canada through the foreign service recruitment program. He worked overseas in countries such as Turkey and the United Kingdom before returning to the national capital region where he worked on immigration, refugee and citizenship policies and programs. He worked for two years as an Advisor at the Privy Council Office on files related to the Canada-United States border. He then joined Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) in August 2014, where he eventually became Director General of the Employment Insurance Policy Directorate from May 2017 to February 2021.