Anil Arora was appointed Chief Statistician of Canada in September 2016. Mr. Arora has led significant transformational initiatives throughout his career, with experience and partnerships spanning all three levels of government, the private sector and international organizations, including the UN and the OECD. He has led projects on high-profile policy issues, legislative and regulatory reform, and overseen large national programs. Prior to his appointment as Chief Statistician of Canada, Mr. Arora held several senior roles within Statistics Canada as well as at Natural Resources Canada and Health Canada.
Philip Dawson is Public Policy Lead at Element AI, an artificial intelligence products provider based in Montreal, Canada and a global thought leader in the adoption of responsible AI. A former policy advisor at the United Nations aviation agency, Phil began his career in civil and commercial litigation with a prominent national law firm. Phil holds undergraduate degrees in political science and law from McGill University, as well as a master's degree in comparative politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.