Speaker Profiles

Sheryl Groeneweg

Sheryl Groeneweg

Director General, Manufacturing & Life Sciences Branch

Innovation, Sciences and Economic Development Canada

Sheryl Groeneweg is the Director General for the Manufacturing and Life Sciences Branch at Innovation, Sciences and Economic Development Canada (ISED), where she oversees policy development aimed at retaining and growing innovative manufacturing sectors critical to the Canadian economy, including advanced manufacturing, life sciences, food processing, services to manufacturing, steel, chemicals, artificial intelligence and emerging technologies.

In her tenure in the Public Service of Canada, Sheryl has held positions at the Privy Council Office, Natural Resources Canada, Transport and Infrastructure Canada, Indian and Northern Affairs and Human Resources Development Canada.

Sheryl holds a Master of Arts and Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from Carleton University.

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