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Broader Public Sector Cyber Security Expert Panel

Ministry
Government and Consumer Services
Address
222 Jarvis Street, 4TH FL
Toronto
M5B2B8
Function

The Broader Public Sector Cyber Security Expert Panel (Expert Panel) is tasked with identifying cyber security challenges faced by BPS agencies and service delivery partners and providing recommendations for how to address these challenges. The recommendations will inform a BPS Cyber Security Strategy to reduce cyber risks in the BPS. The Expert Panel would enable the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services to: 

  • Work with ministry partners to better understand sector-based cyber security concerns
  • Promote collaboration and coordination across ministries
  • Report back on common issues and trends, and
  • Identify opportunities to address risk across multiple sectors in an efficient manner

The Expert Panel will provide advice to the Minister of Government and Consumer Services on a formal and ad-hoc basis, verbally and through formal reports on specific topics, culminating in a final report which contains findings, analysis, and recommendations to the government including options to improve the cyber security resilience in the BPS.

Membership

The Minister shall appoint a chair and vice-chair and up to 8 additional members, for a total of up to 10 members to the Expert Panel. 

Term

2 years

Meetings
The short-term advisory body will meet regularly in-person and remotely as arranged by the chair and vice-chair over the course of the mandate. The short-term advisory body will meet at least four times per year over a period of up to two years. The Expert Panel may establish sub-committees at the request of the Minister to conduct further study on a specific topic and make recommendations.
Remuneration

Appointees do not receive remuneration.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Chair (Part-Time) ROBERT WONG
15-Oct-2020 - 14-Oct-2022
toronto
2. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) ADAM EVANS
15-Oct-2020 - 14-Oct-2022
toronto
3. Member (Part-Time) ANDREW KIRSCH
15-Oct-2020 - 14-Oct-2022
toronto
4. Member (Part-Time) ANTOINE HAROUN
15-Oct-2020 - 14-Oct-2022
oakville
5. Member (Part-Time) CAROLYN GLASER
08-Oct-2020 - 14-Oct-2022
london
6. Member (Part-Time) DEREK BOWERS
15-Oct-2020 - 14-Oct-2022
wasaga beach
7. Member (Part-Time) HELENE FOURNIER
15-Oct-2020 - 14-Oct-2022
orleans
8. Member (Part-Time) ISAAC STRALEY
15-Oct-2020 - 14-Oct-2022
toronto
9. Member (Part-Time) MARC COYLE
15-Oct-2020 - 14-Oct-2022
belleville
10. Member (Part-Time) SCOTT CURRIE
15-Oct-2020 - 14-Oct-2022
georgetown