Sandra Hassan holds a Bachelor of Law (civil law) from Université Laval (1990) and a Master of Taxation from the Université de Sherbrooke (1995). She also holds a Licence in common law (magna cum laude) from the University of Ottawa (2005). She is a member of the Barreau du Québec since 1991.
Between 1991 and 2000, prior to joining the public service, Ms. Hassan worked in private practice for Langlois Robert Gaudreau, for Deloitte & Touche and finally for Grant Thornton.
Ms. Hassan began her public service career in the Department of Justice in 2000 with the Legislative Services Branch. From 2006 to 2011, she was the Executive Director and General Counsel, Tax Counsel Division of the Department of Finance Legal Services.
Ms. Hassan was the Assistant Deputy Minister, Central Agencies Portfolio (Justice) and Counsel to the Department of Finance from April 2011 to June 2016.
From July 2016 to March 2021, she was the Assistant Deputy Minister, Employment Conditions and Labour Relations, Office of the Chief Human Resources Officer, Treasury Board Secretariat. Ms. Hassan was also co-chair of the National Joint Council.
She was appointed Deputy Minister of Labour and Associate Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development effective March 8, 2021.
Deputy Minister of Labour and Associate Deputy Minister of
Employment and Social Development
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