Melanie is the Executive Director of Information Management and Open Government for the Government of Canada. Previously she worked as Executive Director of International Affairs and Development in the Program Sector of the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. With 19 years of experience in the federal public service, Mélanie has worked on wide variety of files, providing strategic advice, government regulations and enforcement on technology-related files, strategic policy and planning, as well as consultations and communications. Before joining TBS, Mélanie was the departmental advisor to the office of the Minister of Industry. She has also held various executive positions within former Industry Canada, including in Business Intelligence and Analysis, and she was in charge of consultations and communications support to the Jenkins Panel (Review of Federal Support to Research and Development).