Jeannine Lagassé is Deputy Minister of Health and Wellness, Province of Nova Scotia.
Jeannine joined the Nova Scotia civil service in1998. Prior to her current role, Jeannine was the Secretary to the Executive Council. She also held roles as the Executive Director and a Senior Corporate Policy Analyst responsible for governance and accountability relating to government agencies at the Executive Council Office. She started her career with the province as a member of the Department of Justice Legal Services Division providing legal advice to various departments.
Prior to joining the civil service, Jeannine worked in private law practice in Ottawa and Halifax.