Prashant Shukle, Director General, NRCAN

Prashant Shukle is the Director General for the Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation, Earth Science Sector, and Natural Resources Canada.  Prashant joined the Public Service in 1989 and has worked for several departments including Canada Customs, Revenue Canada, Excise, Human Resources Development Canada, Social Development Canada, Service Canada and Natural Resources Canada.

Mr. Shukle has worked in a number of functional areas in government including: policy analysis, program delivery, planning and performance analysis, communications, audit and evaluation, and business change and transformation. Mr. Shukle has also played increasingly senior roles in a variety of initiatives including constitutional (Charlottetown) reform; GST Implementation; Social Security Reform; Employment Insurance Reform; Labour Market Devolution Agreements; Canada Pension Plan Reform, and the HRDC 6 point action plan on grants and contributions.

Mr. Shukle is married with two children and is an avid gardener, golfer, and hockey dad.