Assistant Deputy Minister
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Frédéric Seppey is Assistant Deputy Minister of the Market and Industry Services Branch at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC). His responsibilities include agriculture and agri-food sectoral competitiveness, trade negotiations and the department regional operations.

Prior to his current assignment, Mr. Seppey held several management positions (most recently as Canada’s Chief Agriculture Negotiator) with AAFC and at the Canadian section of the Canada-US Regulatory Cooperation Council. During his 25-year career in the Public Service, Mr. Seppey also worked at the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, as well as the Privy Council Office, the Department of Finance and the Treasury Board Secretariat.