Joanne Garrah is Director of Licensing and Security for the Controlled Substances and Cannabis Branch at Health Canada. Prior to that, she was Chief of Staff with the Privy Council Office’s Results and Delivery. Her experience includes a blend on policy, issues management, and regulatory operations gained from work with Health Canada’s Office of Legislative and Regulatory Modernization, and the Treasury Board Secretariat’s Office of Regulatory Affairs. She began her public service career in the Special Access Program at Health Canada. Joanne holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science from Queen’s University.