Nancy Bélanger holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Master of Laws from the University of Ottawa, and is a member in good standing of the Law Society of Upper Canada.
Ms. Bélanger joined the federal Public Service in 1993 as a Law Clerk with the Federal Court of Canada.
Throughout her career, she has distinguished herself by taking on increasing responsibilities in progressively more senior positions.
She has held positions with the Department of Justice and was Executive Officer to the Chief Justice of the Federal Court. She was also a Senior Legal Advisor with the Immigration and Refugee Board.
In the past decade, she has served in the offices of two Agents of Parliament. In 2007, she joined the senior management team as General Counsel at the Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner. In July 2013, she became General Counsel and Director of Legal Services for the Office of the Information Commissioner, a position she held until August 2017 when she became Deputy Commissioner, Legal Services and Public Affairs.
Ms. Bélanger is a seasoned lawyer, manager, and fluently bilingual communicator with a breadth and depth of legal and leadership experience and expertise.