Nova Scotia Department of Seniors
SIMOND'ENTREMONT isDeputy Minister with the Nova Scotia Department of Seniors. Prior to this appointment, Simon was the DeputyMinister of Economic and Rural Development and Tourism. Previous to that, Simonworked for the Federal Government for 17 years. He was the Regional DirectorGeneral, Atlantic for Health Canada; the Regional Director, Policy andCommunications, for Industry Canada, Atlantic Region; and the Manager of theCanada-Nova Scotia Infrastructure Program with the Atlantic CanadaOpportunities Agency (ACOA). His first position with the federal government waswith ACOA as the Account Manager responsible for Southwest Nova Scotia, andlocated in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Simon began his career as a stockbroker withthe investment firm, Scotia MacLeod Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Education froml'Université Ste-Anne and a Bachelor of Business Administration, major in Finance,from Acadia University. He has previously been on the board of directors ofNova Scotia Business Inc.; Innovacorp; Trade Centre Limited; Nova ScotiaTourism Agency; Film and Creative Industries Nova Scotia; and WaterfrontDevelopment Corporation Ltd. Simon is married with two children. His hobbiesinclude playing guitar, motorcycling, astronomy, and wildlife photography.