Bill Abbott

Senior Counsel - Regulatory Law and Privacy Ombudsman, Bell Canada

Bill Abbott is Senior Counsel – Regulatory Law and Privacy Ombudsman for Bell. Over his 11 years with Bell, Bill has been responsible for regulatory compliance in variety of areas, including privacy, anti-spam, lawful access, prevention of online child exploitation, accessibility for persons with disabilities, CRTC tariffs, the National Do Not Call regime and the creation of the Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services. Bill is a graduate of Queen’s University (B.A. Hons) and Dalhousie University (LL.B). Prior to joining Bell Canada in 2000, Bill practised family law in Cobourg, Ontario. Bill resides in Ottawa with his wife and three increasingly chaotic children and is also an avid skier and rower.