Chief Information Officer
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Appointed Chief Information Officer in April 2019, Deborah Greenberg is responsible for leading CMHC’s digital transformation to accelerate housing affordability for Canadians.
“My team drives technology and integrated business and workplace solutions and is creating an open housing data exchange that will establish CMHC as the ‘go to’ place to access reliable, comprehensive and up-to-date housing data to support informed decision making.”
Deborah credits her ‘can do’ approach to her background in business and marketing, and her ability to build strong partnerships within an organization.
Deborah joined CMHC in 2017 as the Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary where she was responsible for the development and oversight of the overall legal and governance framework for CMHC’s operations. Before joining CMHC , Deborah was the General Counsel at Aimia which, among other things, operated the Aeroplan program. She also worked for several years in private practice, and prior to entering the legal profession, had a successful career in marketing and advertising.
Deborah received the Global Counsel Award for General Commercial Law (2014), and she was on the GC Powerlist of top Canadian general counsel (2016). She holds Bachelor’s degrees in Civil Law, Common Law (McGill University) and Psychology (Carleton University), a Graduate Management diploma (McGill University) and an ICD.D Designation in Board Governance from the Institute of Corporate Directors (Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto)
Deborah enjoys fitness, singing and relaxing with her husband and two young-adult children. She divides her time between Ottawa and Montreal.
Technology, Business and workplace solutions, Housing data exchange