APEX OverviewWe are an active voice, safe space, and catalyst that connects executive communities. Our research, partnerships, and alliances are our strengths.

What we do

We provide strategic advocacy, research, professional development and advisory services to the executives of the Public Service of Canada.

Why WE DO IT

We are driven to provide executives with opportunities to develop a strong community of practice, enhance their physical and mental well-being, and support excellence in leadership.

OUR BRAND PROMISE

Together and individually, we are committed to excellence, trusted service, and meeting the needs of our executive leaders.

HOW APEX SUPPORTS YOU

  • 7,300+

    Executive
    Community

  • 98%

    Satisfaction with
    Advisory Services

  • 135

    Awards of Excellence
    Granted

  • 10,000+

    Executives
    Inducted

  • 6,500

    Professional Development Participants

INDIVIDUALS & LEADERS IN PUBLIC SERVICEWe are individuals with our own stories to tell, our own background, our own lives, our own communities, our own weaknesses, our own great potential. And we are leaders and therefore teachers and models of balance, of courtesy and compassion, of work ethic, of principle, knowing and teaching the basics.

IAN SHUGARTClerk of the Privy Council,
Remarks at the 2019 APEX Leadership Symposium.

Executive SupportOur work is built around three Centres of Excellence along with providing resources and tools to assist executives on their career journey.

Upcoming Events

Throughout the year, we offer national and regional events.

COMING
Fall/Winter

2021

Executive Insights Series

The series is intended to help prepare mid-career executives broaden their leadership horizons and toolbox.

COMING
Fall

2021

The Recognition of Entry to the Executive Ranks

Each year, APEX celebrates the newly appointed executives of the public service of Canada. In the presence of the Clerk of the Privy Council, Heads of Central Agencies and Deputy Heads, new executives are introduced, congratulated and presented with certificates recognizing their appointment to the Executive group. Keynotes from the Clerk of the Privy Council and the Chief Human Resources Officer are highlights of this event. Attendance is by invitation.

COMING
TBA

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APEX Leadership Series

A professional development series under four broad themes: Leadership, Public Policy Issues, Executive Wellness, and Inclusion.

COMING
Fall

2021

APEX Annual General Meeting

Regular members and associate members of APEX are invited to participate in the Annual General Meeting. Date to be announced.

News

We are committed to keeping our community informed

Strategic PartnersWe selectively develop public, private, and academic sectors partnerships and alliances to support critical programs and initiatives.

Our 2021 Summit and Awards of Excellence Sponsors

Our Affinity Partners