Josée Touchette was named the Chief Operating Officer of the National Energy Board on January 5, 2015.
Previously, she was Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy and Strategic Direction, at Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada. Prior to that, she held senior positions at the Department of National Defence, Justice Canada and the Canadian International Development Agency.
A member of the Québec Bar, Josée is also a Chartered Professional Accountant (CMA) and, holds a Masters in Business Administration. She is a graduate of the Advanced Leadership Program of the Canada School of Public Service.