Marian Campbell Jarvis was appointed Assistant Deputy Minister, Minerals and Metals Sector, Natural Resources Canada in June, 2013. In this role she is responsible for leading economic and market analysis on minerals and metals, regulating explosives and for science and technology in green mining, explosives and materials research.
Previously, she held the post of Director General in the Earth Sciences Sector, where she was responsible for the Polar Continental Shelf Program, the Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Program, as well as a number of international files and policy issues, including leading for NRCan on the Government of Canada Northern Strategy. Prior to this, Marian developed strategic policy at Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, Health Canada and the Privy Council Office. Marian has an undergraduate degree in Canadian Studies and a Master’s degree in Public Administration.
Marian is a current board member for the Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) and the Canada Mining Innovation Council (CMIC).