Deputy Chairperson of the Immigration Appeal Division
Suzanne Gilbert was appointed Deputy Chairperson of the Immigration Appeal Division (IAD) at the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) in April 2019. Prior to this appointment she held the position of Assistant Deputy Chair (ADC) of the IAD Central Region. From 2006 to 2016, Ms. Gilbert held a number of positions, including Chair and Associate Chair for the Social Justice Tribunals Ontario with the Child and Family Services Review Board and Custody Review Board. Prior to that appointment, she worked in a number of positions at the IRB in Montreal and Toronto, including Assistant Deputy Chairperson of the Refugee Protection Division in Toronto.
Ms. Gilbert holds a Master's Degree in Health Law from the Université de Sherbrooke and was called to the Barreau du Québec in 1981.