Chief Information Officer



Mr. Martin Bernier was appointed Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the University of Ottawa in April 2018.


He has more than 25 years in the fields of information technology and organizational transformation, having worked in the North American and European public and private sectors. Before joining us, Martin performed similar functions at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the National Capital Commission and at Brookfield Renewable. He also held executive positions in the health sector.

As CIO, Martin provides the University’s technological direction, and oversees IT initiatives and the security of digital information. A strong advocate of change management, he believes in taking calculated risks to yield results to capture opportunities. Martin draws on his innovative and collaborative approach to deliver efficiencies to users.

Martin holds an MBA in Information Technology Management, a Bachelor of, and a Certificate in Corporate Governance.

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