Chantal Bernier is currently Counsel in the Privacy and Security practice of Dentons Canada. Prior to that appointment, she was (interim) Privacy Commissioner of Canada (2013-2014), after spending five years as Assistant Commissioner. Chantal began her career in the Canadian federal government as a lawyer in the Department of Justice. She went on to hold a directorship at the Privy Council Office before being appointed Assistant Deputy Minister, Socio-economic Policy and Programs Sector, at Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (1999-2002) and Assistant Deputy Minister, Community Safety and Partnerships Branch, at Public Safety Canada (2002-2008). Ms. Bernier holds a Bachelor of Civil Law from the University of Sherbrooke and a Masters in Public International Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Honorary senior fellows