On December 7, 2015, the Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau named Greg Fergus as Parliamentary Secretary to the Department of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development. Greg has solid experience in the political field. He has worked as a policy advisor and senior policy advisor in a number of ministerial offices. He has also worked at all levels of the Liberal Party of Canada, including as National Director, where he introduced change and innovation that made the Party more efficient, restoring it to today’s modern appeal. Greg readily gets involved in his community. He was recently a member of the board for the Aylmer Arms Residence and a member of the parish council for a parish within his riding. In the past, he has been vice president of a neighbourhood association, amongst other contributions. He has also been involved with elementary and secondary school committees and sports teams and with organizations defending regional interests. Greg holds two bachelor’s degrees – one in social science and one in international relations. He has also undertaken studies at the master’s level in international relations. Over the past 25 years, he has worked in both the private and public sectors, with not for profit organizations and in the academic sector.