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Geoff Barrett

Health Canada
Director of the Risk Management Bureau,Consumer Product Safety Drectorate (CPSD), Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch (HECSB)

Geoff Barrett is the Director of the Risk Management Bureau (RMB) of the Consumer Product Safety Directorate, HECSB, HC.  In this role he is responsible for the development of risk management approaches including communications with consumers, contributing to the development of regional, national and international standards, developing regulations, and coordinating Canada's national compliance and enforcement program for consumer product and cosmetic safety.  Geoff joined the Safe Environments Directorate in HECS in 2004 and, following a period at Canadian Heritage coordinating the Vancouver Olympics in 2010, returned to HECS as Manager of CPSD’s Surveillance and Information Division in September 2010. Geoff was most recently with the Privy Council Office from 2014 to 2016.  He has a Master’s in Environmental Studies from York University.