Deputy Minister, Frank Dunn

Associate Deputy Minister, Frank Dunn Frank Dunn has 33 years with the provincial civil service in a variety of senior roles and joined the Departments of Agriculture and Fisheries and Aquaculture as Deputy Minister in December 2016. Prior to that he served as Deputy Minister of Natural Resources, and Acting Deputy Minister, Chief Operating Officer and Associate Deputy Minister all at the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.

Previously, he was the Executive Director of Policy and Planning at the Department of Finance, responsible for developing and coordinating the provincial budget. He also worked at the Treasury Board for five years as a Senior Corporate Financial Analyst responsible for the health file.

From 1996 to 2001, Frank worked at the Department of Natural Resources as the first Director of Finance for the Resources CSU. This CSU is responsible for all financial activities for the provincial resource departments .

Frank holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Marine Biology from Dalhousie University, an MBA with a major in Finance from Dalhousie University, as well as Certified Management Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor designations.

In his spare time, he is Treasurer of the Sackville slow pitch baseball league. His interests include hockey, baseball and golf.


Office & Contact

Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture
6th Floor (Suite 605), WTCC
1800 Argyle Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3J 3N8

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 2223
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3J 3C4

Tel: (902) 424-0301
Email: Frank.Dunn@novascotia.ca