Christine Hanson

Christine HansonChristine Hanson is currently the Executive Director and CAO of the Mass Casualty Commission. Prior to this she served two appointments as CEO of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission. She was appointed Chair of the Canadian Association of Statutory Human Rights Agencies in 2019.

Christine also worked as an international lawyer and diplomat in a variety of roles with Global Affairs Canada. She was posted to the Canadian Embassy in Washington D.C. where she worked in the Office of the Ambassador and subsequently led the team managing Canada’s relationship with the US Congress. Christine also served at Canada’s Mission to the United Nations in New York.

She completed a graduate degree in international law from Georgetown University in Washington. She also earned degrees in law, public administration and political science from Dalhousie University in Halifax. Christine was an International Women’s Forum Global Leadership Foundation Fellow in 2015-2016. She is currently President of the Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia and a Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation.
Section Widgets