Taki Sarantakis is the president of the Canada School of Public Service, having previously served as associate secretary at the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. Sarantakis spent most of his career at Infrastructure Canada, including as assistant deputy minister of policy and communications. In 2011, Sarantakis was awarded Canada’s Public Service Award of Excellence in Public Policy, and in 2013 he was a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. He is a graduate of the Rotman School of Management’s Institute of Corporate Directors Education Program, holding the ICD.D designation. Sarantakis lives in Ottawa.