Ryan Hum

Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Data and Information Management

Canada Energy Regulator

Ryan Hum is the Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Data and Information Management at the Canada Energy Regulator.

Ryan’s previous post was with Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada, where he was Director of Service Insights and Experimentation, responsible for designing and implementing service improvements for people seeking refuge, immigrating, and becoming citizens of Canada.

Ryan has had a long and distinguished career in public service in the departments of Health, the Food Inspection Agency, and Natural Resources, where he was Acting Director of Sustainable Mining Policy, Intergovernmental Affairs and Environmental Assessments.

He was also a founding member of the Government of Canada’s Central Innovation Hub (housed at the Privy Council Office), where he served as Chief Designer and Data Scientist leading the design insights and data analytics practice to improve policy, program and service delivery.

Ryan has Bachelor of Science (Honours) and a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from Queen’s University, a Master’s of Engineering Design from McMaster University and is working toward a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCAD) and has previously taught design, public policy and engineering at Carleton University and the University of Toronto.


The Code for Canada Fellowship: Executive learnings on digital transformation

03/11/2020 16.00 - 16.30

Executive Track: Leadership (APEX)Channel 1Breakout session

Code for Canada’s fellowship program is cross-sector collaboration in action; teams of three fellows from outside of government are embedded in the public sector, where they work side by side with public servants to create new solutions to old problems. Come meet senior leaders from Code for Canada’s partner agencies, and learn how they fostered a more digital culture in their agencies — one... read more

What can I do? Authentic leadership to create inclusive spaces for BlPOCQ.

06/11/2020 14.15 - 14.55

FWD50 in the MixChannel 5Breakout session

We’ve all seen empty statements about diversity and inclusion. We all claim to be anti-racists, but things aren’t changing, why aren’t BIPOCQ candidates applying to our jobs, why aren’t they staying in our organizations? Why aren’t they rising up to leadership positions?

How are we suppose to design digital programs, services, and systems for everyone if we can’t... read more