Director, Responsible Data and Artificial Intelligence, Office of the Chief Data Officer of Canada, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Benoit Deshaies is the Director of Responsible Data and Artificial Intelligence for the Office of the Chief Data Officer of Canada, located within the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat (TBS). In this role, he oversees the development of the Directive on Automated Decision-Making the Algorithmic Impact Assessment (AIA). These policy tools aim to ensure that the use of automated decision systems by the federal government prioritizes transparency, accountability and fairness, leading to more efficient, accurate, consistent, and interpretable decisions. Additionally, his team publishes the Guide on the use of generative AI which offers guidance to federal institutions regarding the use of generative AI tools.