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Chief information officer, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Montreal
At CMHC, Deborah Greenberg steered her legal team through a major organizational and cultural change with a key focus on client service and promoting professional development and opportunities with the approximately 40 members of her team. On April 1, Greenberg assumed responsibility for the information technology, data and analytics, security and administration sector at CMHC as chief information officer. Greenberg is regularly involved in organizations and panels. This includes volunteer work at Éducaloi, a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve access to justice through converting legalese into everyday language. She is a member of the board and chairwoman of the Québec region for Women General Counsel Canada. She participated on a panel on the subject of “resilience” at the WGCC annual conference in January 2018. In April, Greenberg will moderate at the Montreal launch of a new initiative between WGCC and Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP called Stepping Beyond, which is directed at women general counsel preparing for opportunities beyond their GC role.