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Laurie Samuels


Degrees:B.Comm. (Wilfrid Laurier), MBA (Victoria)

Laurie Samuels has 15 years’ experience in Internal Audit within the Federal Government and is the Director of Audit Operations at Justice Canada. She holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University and a MBA from the University of Victoria. Ms. Samuels is a Certified Psychological Health and Safety Advisor and holds four auditing designations from the Institute of Internal Audit.

Recently, Laurie accepted a 2-year assignment to the Workplace Branch within the Department of Justice, which is responsible for informal conflict resolution, prevention and resolution of harassment, values, ethics and wellness. She believes that working in this capacity will allow her to play a more meaningful role in advancing and supporting the Clerk of the Privy Council’s priority of building a healthy, respectful and supportive work environment. Laurie has traveled to over 30 countries, is married and has two young children.