Diane Jacovella

Deputy Minister of International Development, Global Affairs, Canada

On June 23, 2017, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appointed Diane Jacovella as deputy minister of international development, effective July 31, 2017. Prior to this, Ms. Jacovella was Associate Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and served as the G7 Foreign Affairs Sous-Sherpa

Ms. Jacovella also served as Assistant Deputy Minister, Global Issues and Development, at Global Affairs Canada from November 2013 to 2016 and Vice-President of Multilateral and Global Programs at the Canadian International Development Agency from 2007 to 2013. She also held a number of executive positions at Health Canada, Human Resources Development Canada, and the Privy Council Office.