Chantal Bernier

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Chantal Bernier

Chantal Bernier

Biography

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.

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