John Lawford

John Lawford |  Chair, Board of Directors
Executive Director and General Counsel, Ottawa, ON

John Lawford is Executive Director and General Counsel of the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) in Ottawa. John has been with PIAC Ottawa since July 2003 and Executive Director and General Counsel since September 2012.

Prior to coming to PIAC, John was a lawyer at a large national law firm doing medical-legal research. John has also been Research Director at a major Ottawa law firm. John was Special Projects Director and Webmaster for QUICKLAW Inc. from 1992 to 1999. He has an undergraduate degree in English and a Law degree from Queen’s University (1990). John is active in the areas of telecommunications, privacy, and financial services from a consumer perspective.