Marie-Lucie Morin served as the executive director for Canada, Ireland and the Caribbean at the World Bank from 2010 to 2013. Prior to joining the World Bank, she was appointed national security advisor to the prime minister of Canada and associate secretary to the Cabinet in November 2008. From 2006 to 2008, she served as deputy minister of international trade, and from 2003 to 2006, as associate deputy minister of foreign affairs.
Ms. Morin acquired extensive experience abroad during postings to San Francisco, Jakarta, London, and Moscow. In 1997, she became Canada's ambassador to the Kingdom of Norway with concurrent accreditation to the Republic of Iceland, a position she held until 2001. She was awarded the Governor General's 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada Medal. In 2011, she received the Association of Professional Executives of the Public Service of Canada's (APEX) Global Public Servant Award. Ms. Morin was made "Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur" (France) in 2012 and Member of the Order of Canada in 2016.
Ms. Morin is married to Nicolas Temnikov; they have one daughter and three sons.