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Chief Administrator, Courts Administration Service

Daniel GosselinDaniel Gosselin was appointed Chief Administrator of the Courts Administration Service (CAS) on January 31, 2011.

As Chief Administrator, he is responsible for the provision of a complete range of administrative services to the Federal Court of Appeal, the Federal Court, the Court Martial Appeal Court of Canada, and the Tax Court of Canada. His role, as provided for under the Courts Administration Act, is to enhance the effective and efficient use of human, financial and material resources by the Courts, while protecting their judicial independence. He must also ensure that CAS provides timely registry services, judicial support and corporate services to the judiciary and the Canadian public, while assuring vigorous stewardship of public funds.

Before his appointment at CAS, Mr. Gosselin was Vice-President of Corporate Management and Chief Financial Officer at the National Research Council. He also held the position of Executive Director of Finance and Awards Administration for the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. He worked at the National Capital Commission where he occupied the positions of Senior Financial Analyst, Chief Accountant and Director of Finance and Procurement.

Before joining the federal public service, Mr. Gosselin was working at the Centre hospitalier régional de l’Outaouais where he was in charge of budgetary control, and also practiced in the private sector, at the accounting firms of Touche Ross and Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton.

Mr. Gosselin currently serves on the « Comité des comptables agréés dans le secteur public de l'Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec. »

He has been very involved in his community, most notably in the areas of health, education and youth.  He also teaches at the École nationale d'administration publique.

Mr. Gosselin is a Fellow of the Order of Chartered Accountants of Quebec (FCA) and holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the Université du Québec à Hull.