Naomi Alboim is Senior Policy Fellow with the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Migration and Integration program at Ryerson University and is Distinguished Fellow in the School of Policy Studies at Queen’s University. Naomi is an active public policy consultant and has advised governments and NGOs across Canada, Europe, the Caribbean, Vietnam, Indonesia, Ghana, Kenya and South Korea. Previously, Naomi worked at senior levels in the Canadian federal and Ontario provincial governments for 25 years, including eight years as deputy minister in three different portfolios. Her areas of responsibility included immigration, human rights, labour market training, workplace standards, culture, as well as women’s, seniors’, disability and Indigenous issues. Naomi is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Gold and Diamond Jubilee Medals and is a member of the Order of Ontario.