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Giselle Basanta

Giselle Basanta

Senior Legal Counsel and Interim Assistant Secretary
DepartmentOffice of the General Counsel and Board Secretariat
Phone416-979-5000 Extension 3511
Areas of ExpertiseHuman rights, administrative law, claims, disputes, privacy, compliance

Giselle Basanta is Senior Legal Counsel and Interim Assistant Secretary at Ryerson University, providing legal assistance with human rights, administrative law matters, and other legal matters. Since 2013, she has held the position of Director, Academic Integrity Office at the University. Giselle brings over 15 years of experience in the areas of administrative and education law, management, privacy, and governance. Giselle has held positions in a number of public sector organizations including Associate Legal Counsel and Senior Manager (Board Services) with the Toronto District School Board and Legal Counsel with the Organizing Committee for the 2015 Toronto Pan American and Parapan American Games. She also has experience as a Labour Relations Officer with the Ontario Public Service and Mediator with the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (Ontario).

Giselle obtained her BA from Queen’s University and her LLB from the University of Windsor. She was admitted to the Bar in Ontario in 2008.