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Jacques Leguerrier

English Jacques Leguerrier is currently an analyst with the Analytics, Research and Legislation team at Natural Resources Canada’s Extractive Sector Transparency Office. He leads the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act Data Portal initiative and supports compliance and analysis, including building compliance tools, interactive dashboards, and data visualizations. Jacques is passionate about using data to support…

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Mark J. Richardson

English Mark J. Richardson is the Chief Technology Officer at Rich Analytics. He has 25+ Years of consulting-experience with public-sector clients at all-levels of Government in Canada, and was part of the City of Toronto’s Open Data Advisory Group which helped define the City’s first official Open Data Master Plan in 2018, and was a…

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Aaron Unger

English Aaron Unger is the Director of Product Development with the Government of British Columbia’s Ministry of Citizens’ Services Digital Identity and Trust Program. Aaron has worked for provincial governments across Canada for 16 years, with a focus in the delivery of highly effective open source software. In his current role, Aaron leads multiple teams…

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Nancy Norris

English Nancy Norris is the Senior Director of ESG & Digital Trust in the Ministry for Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation for the Government of British Columbia, Canada’s western-most province. Nancy has worked for the Government of British Columbia since 2018. In her current role, Nancy is responsible for the Energy & Mines Digital…

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Christophe Bélanger

English Christophe Bélanger is a Strategic Advisor at Hydro-Québec’s Customer Intelligence Division. His entrepreneurial profile coupled with a strong interest in innovation and data for the benefit of users has led him to participate in various committees and organizations aimed at democratizing technologies, reducing the digital divide and promoting open standards. Accessibility and availability of…

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Pierre-Oliver Pineau

English Pierre-Oliver Pineau (PhD, HEC Montréal, 2000) is a professor at the Department of Decision Sciences of HEC Montréal and holds the Chair in Energy Sector Management since December 2013. He is an energy policy and management specialist, with a focus on electricity reforms. He has published many papers on the energy sector, most of…

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Maria Pawlowska

English Dr Maria Pawlowska is an expert in research management with a focus on research data management, open science and international collaborations. Following her PhD in Earth Sciences from the University of Cambridge she transitioned to a career in research administration and policy. She has over a decade of experience in managing international, interdisciplinary research…

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Mike Dunham-Wilkie

English Mike has over 45 years of experience in Information Technology, with a MSc in Computer Science and Masters in Public Administration. Originally working in the private sector, he joined the BC Government in 2014, working for the DataBC Program. Currently with the Data Equity Services team of the BC Data Service, Mike’s work is…

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Mike Scarrow

English Mike Scarrow is a Senior Program Developer with the B.C. Ministry of Health in the Health Sector Information Analysis and Reporting (HSIAR) Division. He has over 25 years of experience working for the provincial government across diverse program areas, with the past 18 years focused on the application of business intelligence and data analytics…

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Miranda Sculthorp

English Miranda Sculthorp works as an Open Data and Data Strategy Advisor at the City of Montréal, where her role consists of opening data for public purposes. She holds a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning from McGill University and worked for several years in the non-profit sector on topics including data governance, data literacy and…

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