Before being appointed as President of the Canadian Space Agency in , Lisa Campbell was Associate Deputy Minister, Veterans Affairs Canada, supporting the well-being of veterans and their families and promoting recognition of those who served Canada.
Previously, Ms. Campbell was Assistant Deputy Minister, Defence and Marine Procurement, leading the organization procuring Canada’s military and marine equipment. She worked at Canada’s competition authority as Senior Deputy Commissioner reviewing mergers and business conduct. Ms. Campbell also enforced civil and criminal laws for truth in advertising.
She has done extensive regulatory work on the collection and trade in data, particularly in emerging business models. Ms. Campbell worked as a litigator in the areas of criminal, employment and constitutional law. She holds a B.A. in political science from McGill University () and an LL.B. from Dalhousie Law School ().