Director General, Trade, Economics and Industry Branch Canadian Forest Service, Natural Resources Canada
Jeff Waring is the Director General, Trade, Economics and Industry Branch at Natural Resources Canada’s Canadian Forest Service, where he leads five divisions: Industry and Innovation, Economic Analysis, Trade and International Affairs, Softwood Lumber, Indigenous Forestry and BioHeat. Prior to his current role, Jeff spent seventeen years at Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, where he held a number of positions, most recently as Director General, Industrial and Technological Benefits Policy Branch.
Jeff holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Economics from University of Western Ontario, and a Master of Arts in Economics from University of Waterloo. He also holds a Certificate in Public Sector Leadership and Governance from the University of Ottawa.