Chair and CEO

France Pégeot

Chair and CEO

France Pégeot was appointed Chair and CEO of the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) on June 1, 2021.

Highly committed to public service for over 30 years, and an agent of change within the organizations where she works, she has diversified management experience, including in the fields of regulation and economic development.

Before joining the CTA, Ms. Pégeot most recently served as Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

Prior to that, she has held Assistant Deputy Minister positions in the following departments: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Justice Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Industry Canada and Economic Development for the Quebec Regions.

Prior to becoming Assistant Deputy Minister, Ms. Pégeot participated in an Interchange assignment with Encana Corp. in Calgary and worked in various departments, including Health Canada and the Privy Council Office. She started her career in the Quebec Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.

She holds a Master of Policy Analysis and a Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, both from Laval University.

France Pégeot, Chair and CEO
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