Criminal Justice, Human Rights, Justice, Social & Public Policy / Droits humains, Justice, Politique publique & sociale
Catherine Latimer has been the Executive Director of the John Howard Society of Canada since 2011. Previously, Ms. Latimer was a policy lawyer for the federal government providing analysis and policy advice for the Departments of the Solicitor General, the Privy Council Office, and Justice and had a lead responsibility in the development of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
Her law degree is from Queen’s University, Kingston and her Masters in Criminology is from Cambridge University. She is the current President of the National Associations Active in Criminal Justice and a member of the Order of Canada.