19 Aug 2011

OPC ANNOUNCES THE ADDITION OF THREE NEW MEMBERS TO ITS EXTERNAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE


Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart today announced the addition of three new members to her Office’s External Advisory Committee.

The appointees bring to the committee further expertise in a range of areas, including the privacy implications related to online technologies and electronic commerce. The new members are:

  • Mark McArdle, a seasoned technology executive with more than 18 years of global product development experience, including over 10 years at McAfee Inc. in California; 
  • Loreena McKennitt, a self-managed Canadian singer/composer and successful business woman, who, through her independent record label, has won critical acclaim worldwide. In 2006, she was involved in a landmark human rights privacy case in Britain, where the courts ruled in her favour; and
  • Jean-François Renaud, associate founder of Adviso Consulting Inc., a company specializing in Internet strategy and web marketing

The 18-member External Advisory Committee is comprised of seasoned privacy experts and public sector scholars and practitioners, who provide expert advice on strategic directions for the Office.

For a complete list of members and to see our news release click here.


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