Corinne Charette

Chief Information Officer of the Government of Canada

Corinne Charette was appointed to the position of Chief Information Officer of the Government of Canada, effective May 4, 2009.

Corinne comes to Treasury Board Secretariat from Transat A.T. Inc. where she was Vice-President and Chief Information Officer since May 2006. Previously, Ms. Charette was Deputy Director and Chief Information Officer of FINTRAC. During her 30+ year professional career, she served as Senior Vice-President, Internet Channel, for the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, has been a Partner with KPMG Consulting leading their e-Business practice and has worked for IBM Global Services.

Corinne holds a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from Concordia University and is a Professional Engineer. On June 21, 2011, Corinne received an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws from Concordia University, in recognition of her distinguished career and achievements.

“Corinne’s longevity in this very tough role exemplifies her tenacity to lead and make a difference for Canada in the role of our Public Sector Corporate CIO.”


Fawn Annan, President
IT World Canada