Director General and Deputy Chief Information Officer, Digital Strategy
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada / Government of Canada
Omar has over 15 years’ experience leading Government of Canada initiatives. Currently, Omar is the Director General and Deputy Chief Information Officer at Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
Prior to joining IRCC, Omar held IM/IT Executive Director roles at the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada (ATSSC) and Shared Services Canada (SSC), where he established IM strategy and led major change initiatives, including the consolidation of IM/IT infrastructure environments and the implementation of GCDOCS and Analytics programs. Omar holds a Masters in Information Management with a focus on Cloud computing, public policy and data management.