Our executive team is experienced and committed to delivering innovative conference solutions. Working together, they are focused on excellence in client service and achieving value-for-money for all stakeholders.
As the Secretariat’s Deputy Head and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. McArdle is responsible for the agency’s corporate policies and for reporting to governments annually on the operations of the Secretariat.André M. McArdle’s biography
The Assistant Secretary is the Secretariat’s Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for planning, developing and directing the operations of the Secretariat within the mandate of the organization.Carole Bourget’s biography
The Director of Conference Services provides leadership to all aspects of the planning and operational frameworks related to the program of serving intergovernmental conferences. As part of the day-to-day work, the Director develops and maintains effective working relationships with officials of federal, provincial and territorial government departments and agencies, promoting the role and marketing the services of the Secretariat.Doumbe Betote Akwa’s biography
The Director of Corporate Services is responsible for the financial, human resources, procurement, security and administrative advice and services to managers and staff of the Secretariat. This includes the development and implementation of the agency’s budgetary control framework and systems, as well as the planning and development of a full range of human resources and administrative programs.Charles Young’s Biography
The Director of Information Services is in charge of information management, information technology and library services to the organization. The Director provides the strategy, policies, infrastructure, and tools necessary for the Secretariat to make effective use of technology in the delivery of the Secretariat’s program and services.Mario Giasson’s biography
CICS staff photo, taken in October 2019
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“We are always available to support our colleagues, new or experienced.”
“Managers trust their employees and know that they are experts in their fields. Trust makes every conference a success.”
Extended CICS team on conference site
“We are proud of the services we offer”
“We believe in our organization”