Ian R. Mackenzie

Part-time Board Member

Ian R. Mackenzie is a graduate of Carleton University, where he received a B.A. (Hons.) in Political Science and an M.A. in Sociology. He received his law degree from the University of Windsor and has been a member of the Ontario Bar since 1992. After working for a few years in private practice in Ottawa, where he practiced labour and employment law, he became a research officer with a federal public service bargaining agent from 1994 to 1997, and Executive Director of the Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers from 1998 to 2000. He was also a legal counsel with the Department of Justice in 1997-1998 and 2000-2002, working in the areas of judicial compensation and benefits and administrative law.

Mr. Mackenzie was a member of the National Joint Council from 1993 to 2000. He was also Chair of the NJC Foreign Service Directives Committee from 2001 and 2002. He was first appointed as a full-time member of the Public Service Staff Relations Board in 2002. He was appointed as a Vice-Chairperson of the Public Service Labour Relations Board on May 5, 2005, for a period of five years.

Mr. Mackenzie was appointed as a part-time member of the Board on September 28, 2018, for a three year term.