Denis Skinner

Executive Director, Digital Change Sector, Office of the Chief Information Officer of Canada

Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat / Government of Canada

Denis Skinner, Executive Director of Digital Change at the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, holds a Bachelor of Engineering, as well as a Master’s in Business Administration. An experienced digital systems professional and entrepreneur, Denis has successfully led a number of high profile initiatives and major crown projects, including those for key Government of Canada departments such as the Public Health Agency of Canada, Citizenship and Immigration Canada and the Public Service Commission, where he was the Chief Information Officer. Joining TBS from Employment and Social Development Canada, Denis led the department’s IT Strategy and Enterprise Architecture in support the department’s transformation in its service to Canadians. Denis now brings his strong and disruptive leadership to TBS, leveraging his experience and strength in community building and progressive change.

Sessions

Digital transformation and environmental governance

04/11/2020 15.45 - 16.25

Executive Track: Global Partnership (DN)Channel 1Breakout session

Digital tech has an ambivalent relationship with the environment. The tech sector has recently begun to focus on the challenge of reducing greenhouse gas emissions as digital transformation accelerates, via the greening of IT and procurement. Beyond these critical issues loom larger challenges and opportunities. In this session, we explore one critical challenge: public governance of environmental... read more