Denise Burton Barrett

Consultant / Researcher
Denise Burton Barrett - Brown Consulting Group Inc.

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In addition to her consulting role, Denise Burton Barrett handles research requirements for the Brown Consulting Group, and is often consulted on a variety of our client engagements as our resident expert in the field of privacy.

With her B.A. in Public Administration, and an M.A. in Political Science, her Masters Thesis was on Ontario’s Freedom of Information and Privacy Legislation. She has also done on-air commentary relating to public policy and privacy issues for CBC Radio, CBC Morningside, CTV Canada A.M., City TV Breakfast Television, CJAD Radio in Montreal.

Since 2011 she has also been a member of the Consumers Council of Canada. In 2011 she was invited to participate with Advertising Standards Canada. She currently serves on two committees as a public representative: The National Consumer Response Council, which adjudicates complaints about advertising under the Canadian Code of Advertising Standards in collaboration with industry representatives; and the Children’s Advertising Clearance Committee, which ensures broadcast advertising to children complies with the Broadcast Code for Advertising to Children. Denise also does on-site confidential customer satisfaction studies and reports for corporate management groups to assist them in assessing customer service standards.

Prior to joining Brown Consulting Group, Denise specialized in research and training and worked in both the public and private sectors including the Solicitor’s General’s Office, the Ministry of Education, Elections Canada, Elections Ontario, William M. Mercer and United Press International. She is also a frequent editorial contributor to the Sun Life Financial finance and lifestyle website,