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Allan Rock

Personal data
Date of birthAugust 30, 1947(age 69)
Place of birthOttawa, Ontario, Canada
Political partyLiberal
ProfessionLawyer, politician, government minister, school administrator
Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations
In office2004 - 2006
Succeeded byJohn McNee
Preceded byPaul Heinbecker
Member of Canadian Parliament for Etobicoke Centre
In office1993 - 2004
Succeeded byBorys Wrzesnewskyj
Preceded byMichael Wilson

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Allan Michael Rock, PC (born August 30, 1947) is a lawyer, former Canadian politician, diplomat and now the President of University of Ottawa. He was Canada's ambassador to the United Nations (2004 2006) and had previously served in the Cabinet of Jean Chrétien, most notably as Justice Minister (1993 1997) and Health Minister (1997 2002).

Rock was appointed President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ottawa by the Board of Governors of the University on June 3, 2008. His term as the President of University of Ottawa began on July 15, 2008.


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