Lucy Becker is a retired public affairs/communications executive who has an extensive background in the regulation of the investment, legal, health and bereavement sectors.
Since retiring in 2021 from the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada, a pan Canadian self-regulatory organization with oversight of the investment industry and trading on Canada’s capital markets, she was appointed by the Ontario Government to the Board of Directors of the Bereavement Authority of Ontario and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) Governing Council.
Today, she also serves as an adjudicator with the Ontario Physicians and Surgeons Discipline Tribunal, is on the CPSO’s Fitness to Practice Committee, and is a member of the Financial Services Regulatory Authority Consumer Advisory Panel. In addition, she volunteers as a Director for the Don Valley Community Legal Services, a legal aid clinic that provides free legal services to people of modest means in one of the City of Toronto’s largest and most diverse catchment areas.
During her 30 plus year career, Becker also spent several years on the executive of the Law Society of Upper Canada (now Ontario), worked for one of Canada’s independent investment firms and served as a public servant in the Ontario Government beginning with her first communications position at the Ontario Provincial Police News Bureau. Having studied journalism and public administration, Becker began her career as a journalist with the Ajax-Pickering News Advertiser and Oshawa-Whitby This Week in Durham Region.