Lorrainne Dixon

Privacy Officer, Oracle Microsystems (BC)

Lorrainne Dixon is the Privacy Officer, Senior Manager for Oracle Microsystems (BC) ULC (Oracle Corporation). She is responsible for ensuring compliance with the contractual and legal obligations relating to privacy and security on the iEHR/PLIS project, as well as providing privacy and security advice on project issues. Prior to accepting this position with Oracle she was Chief Privacy Officer for MAXIMUS BC and a privacy consultant. Her clients included provincial ministries, crown corporations, tribunals, private sector organizations, banks, not for profit societies and the federal government. She has also provided strategic implementation advice to the government of Jamaica on its Access to Information legislation. Her background and experience in both the information and privacy areas is extensive. She was the Privacy Consultant for the Ministry of Education’s “Excellence in Information Sharing” award winning BC Enterprise Student Information Project (2005). Ms Dixon worked for the provincial government for many years, first with the Ombudsman’s Office and then as the Executive Director of the Information and Privacy Commissioner’s office. Ms Dixon was on the Executive of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria Board of Directors for eight years and has been a supporter of the arts community in Victoria and British Columbia for many years. She remains a committed opera fan, attending operas in Victoria, Vancouver, Seattle and San Francisco. Ms Dixon has a law degree from the University of Victoria, and articled for the Vancouver law firm of Owen, Bird. Before attending Law School, Ms Dixon was a registered nurse.