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Lesley BurnsLesley Burns, PhD
Director, Oversight
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As CCAF's Director of Oversight Lesley leads our oversight program including the management and delivery of capacity building activities and initiatives to support Public Accounts Committees (PACs) and other oversight bodies in Canada and abroad.

Lesley comes to CCAF-FCVI from the Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC), where she directed the oversight program, conducted research on strengthening legislative oversight and managed projects in the areas of legislative accountability and anti-corruption, including managing and delivering workshops for PAC members.

She has extensive international experience, including experience with a number of international donor organizations, and has previously worked for the Government of Canada both domestically and internationally.

Lesley holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of British Columbia, an MA in Political Science from the University of Guelph, and an Honours BA in International Development from the University of Guelph.