Jacqueline Rigg

Chief Executive Officer

Association of Professional Executives of the Public Service of Canada (APEX)

Jacqueline Rigg was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Association of Professional Executives of the Public Service of Canada in June 2019. APEX is a non-for-profit corporation dedicated to the professional needs of its members, the senior leadership of the federal public service. Jacqueline comes to APEX after serving as Vice-President of the Human Resources Branch at Canada Border Services Agency, a position she held since September 2017. She has also served as Director General in a Human Resources capacity at both Canada Border Services Agency and the Department of National Defence as well as, prior positions at Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. Prior to joining the public service in 2007, she was an executive at Bell Canada, where she worked in Finance, Marketing and Communications. Jacqueline holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Major Finance) from the University of Ottawa and an Executive Leadership Program Certification from Queen’s University. She is active in community youth programs, sits on the Board of Trustees of the Ottawa Grace Manor, and is a seasoned talent management/leadership coach.



03/11/2020 10.00 - 10.15

Executive Track: Leadership (APEX)Channel 1Keynote

Jacqueline and FWD50 Chair Alistair Croll kick off a day-long series of executive talks focusing on the unique challenges digital leaders face in a tech-driven public service. Presented in partnership with the Association of Professional Executives of the Government of Canada (APEX).

Morning wrap up

03/11/2020 12.05 - 12.10

Executive Track: Leadership (APEX)Channel 1Keynote

Alistair and Jacqueline comment on the morning’s learnings and look ahead to the afternoon.