ARCHIVED - Biographical notes: Michael Binder

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Before being appointed to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, Dr. Binder had over 30 years of experience in the federal public service holding several senior positions in the former Department of Communications, the Office of the Comptroller General of Canada, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, the Ministry of State for Urban Affairs, the Defence Research Board and Industry Canada. As an Assistant Deputy Minister at Industry Canada, Dr. Binder oversaw Canada's transition to a network economy by promoting the development and use of world class information and communications technologies for the economic, social and cultural benefit of all Canadians. Dr. Binder holds a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Alberta.

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