Christine Hanson

Christine Hanson headshotChristine Hanson is the Chief Executive Officer of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission in Halifax. Prior to that she served as a senior diplomat and international lawyer with Global Affairs Canada, representing Canadian interests on key foreign policy and trade files in Ottawa, New York and Washington D.C. She is currently the Chair of the Canadian Association of Statutory Human Rights Agencies, Board President of the Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia and a Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation Mentor.
 
Christine holds a master’s degree in International Law from Georgetown University, a master’s degree in Public Administration, as well as degrees in Law and Political Science from Dalhousie University.