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Philippe A. Lussier

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Mr. Lussier is currently a Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Human Resources, U.S. State Department, leading the Department’s workforce planning and analysis, resource management, HR systems operations and development, Civil Service human resource management , labor management, and casualty assistance functions.  He has been at the U.S. Department of State since November 2004, first as the Division Chief for Workforce Planning and Analysis and then as Office Director for Resource Management and Organization Analysis, Bureau of Human Resources.  

He is responsible for the Department’s Foreign Service promotion and hiring plans, the 5-Year Workforce and Succession Plan, Civil Service personnel policies, Executive Resources Management, Workforce Analytics and $500 million in operating funds.

A former career Air Force Officer, he also spent 8 years in private industry at LMI Government Consulting.

Mr. Lussier is a 2009 and 2015 recipient of a Meritorious Executive, Presidential Rank Award.