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Advisory Council

The DPI Advisory Council is comprised of senior executives involved in the information and technology fields from both the public and private sectors. These executives believe in the DPI mission and their influence, perspective and wise counsel is reflected in the theme and program we have today. Thank you to all of our DPI Advisory Board participants. The time, wise counsel and support that you give to ensure the success of DPI is greatly appreciated.

Our DPI Advisory Council participants are:

  • Michel Brazeau , Partner, Deloitte
  • Terry Ansari
  • Namir Anani , President and CEO, Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC)
  • Stéphane Cousineau , Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Corporate Services, Shared Services Canada (SSC)
  • Filippo Gagliardi
  • Michel Lessard , Chief Information Officer, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)
  • Hachem Ben Essalah , Chief Information Officer and Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)
  • Stéphan Aubé , Chief Information Officer, House of Commons (HoC)
  • Tim Eryou , Chief Information Officer, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)
  • Paul Wagner , Director General and Chief Information Officer, National Research Council (NRC)
  • Mostafa Zommo
  • Peter Green , National Director Sales, Public Sector, Telus Corporation
  • Greg Lane
  • Ursula Hodgins , Client Director, Gartner
  • Kristen Leroux , Certified Client Executive, IBM Canada Ltd.
  • David O'Brien , Vice President & General Manager, Government Services, Eagle
  • Paul Hession , Professional Engineer,
  • John Rath-Wilson , Executive Partner, Gartner
  • Robert Charleau , Strategic Advisor, Maplesoft Group
  • Peter Bruce
  • Gerald Grant , Director of the PhD Program at Sprott School of Business, Carleton University
  • Angus Howieson , Chief Information Officer and Director General, Infrastructure Canada
  • Pauline Martin , Industry Solutions Executive, Government Strategy, Microsoft Canada
  • Bruce Miller , Chief Information Officer, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)
  • Jennaeya McTavish , Executive Director of IMST and Chief Information Officer, Privy Council Office (PCO)
  • Kirk Shaw , Chief Information Officer, Health Canada (HC)
  • Kim Devooght , Sales Leader and Executive Advisor, Pivotal
  • Barry Doucette , Chief Executive Officer, Orangutech
  • Pierre Ferland , Chief Information Officer, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)
  • Saad Bashir , Chief Information Officer, City of Ottawa
  • Blake Carruthers , Director of Sales, Canadian Federal Government, Forrester
  • Liz McKeown , Chief Information Officer, Shared Services Canada (SSC)
  • Simon Bonk , Chief Information Officer (CIO), Correctional Service Canada (CSC)
  • Julie Leese , DG/CIO of Technology and Information Management Services Directorate (TIMSD), Transport Canada (TC)
  • Serge Caron , Chief Information Officer and Chief Security Officer, Elections Canada
  • Carl Nappert , Executive Vice President, Maplesoft Group
  • Marc Fournier , Partner, National Public Sector Leader, Interis | BDO
  • Denis Skinner
  • Christiana Cavazzoni , Chief Transformation and Information Officer, Canadian Heritage (PCH)
  • Surinder S Komal , Chief Infromation Officer, Library and Archives Canada (LAC)
  • Minh Doan , Director General, Business Application Services, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)
  • Jennifer Dawson , Deputy Chief Information Officer, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
  • Sami Khoury , Chief Information Officer, Communications Security Establishment (CSE)
  • Peter Littlefield , Assistant Deputy Minister and Chief Information Officer, Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
  • Francois Sarrazin , Chief Technology Officer, Canada School of Public Service (CSPS)
  • Marc Laroche , Chief Information Officer, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)
  • Alex Benay , Chief Information Officer of the Government of Canada, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
  • Philippe Johnston , Director General and Chief Information Officer, IIS, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
  • Rachel Porteous , Chief Information Officer, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
  • Denis Michaud , Vice-president, Research and Development, Alphinat
  • Mitch Freeman , Director General, Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC)
  • Paul Girard , Executive Director and Chief Information Officer, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
  • Nicholas Wise , Chief Information Officer, Public Safety Canada (PS)
  • Martin St-Yves , Director General and Chief Information Officer, Statistics Canada (STC)
  • Francois Dicaire , Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
  • Jean Côté , Chief Information Officer, Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB)
  • Elizabeth Rhodenizer , CIO, Public Service Commission (PSC)
  • Debbie Lewis , Chief Information Officer, Royal Canadian Mint
  • Sarah Paquet , Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategy Branch, Shared Services Canada (SSC)
  • Brad Martens , Chief Information Officer, Parks Canada (PC)
  • Lucie Loignon , Chief Information Officer, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)
  • Gini Bethell , Chief Information Officer, Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC)
  • A/Commr Joe Oliver , A/Chief Information Officer, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
  • Sean Boots , Technical Advisor, Canadian Digital Service
  • Amanda Jane Preece , Vice-President , Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
  • Donald Rousseau , Director General Information Management Project Delivery, National Defence (DND)
  • Marc Brouillard , Chief Technology Officer for the GC, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
  • Eric Guertin , Director IM/IT, Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC)
  • Denis Vanier , Vice President Sales, Eastern Canada, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)
  • Dugald Topshee , Deputy Chief Information Officer, Justice Canada

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