Suzanne Craig

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The City of Vaughan

Integrity Commissioner

Suzanne Craig is a graduate of the University of Toronto. After having completed postgraduate studies at the American University, Ms. Craig attended the Doctor of Law program at the University of Rome, Italy and the Masters of Law program at Osgoode Hall Law School.
 
With over 20 years of legal, privacy policy and management experience in the public and private sectors, Ms. Craig has held various leadership positions at the Province of Ontario where she has been an agent of change and built effective and sustainable privacy compliance frameworks based upon the fundamental principles of openness, transparency and accountability.
 
In 2005, Suzanne Craig was appointed Director of Corporate Access and Privacy for the City of Toronto, where she was responsible for improving the City’s MFIPPA and privacy compliance from its lowest historical level to one of the highest compliance levels in Ontario. In 2009, Suzanne Craig was appointed as Integrity Commissioner for the City of Vaughan and has since been appointed as Integrity Commissioner to over 15 Ontario municipalities, Accountability Officer to Waterfront Revitalization Corporation, and Closed Meeting Investigator to several municipal organizations and in 2016 was appointed as the first Integrity Commissioner to the Toronto District School Board. Suzanne Craig has been a frequent speaker at Canadian information and privacy conferences and guest lecturer at the Ryerson Ethics and Law in Journalism. A chapter contributor to “The Unfulfilled Promise of Press Freedom in Canada”, University of Toronto Press, Suzanne Craig is committed to developing a culture of openness and accountability in government decision-making.