Philippe joined Transport Canada in February 2022, as a Senior Policy Advisor working in Connected and Automated Vehicle Regulatory Policy within the Safety and Security Branch. In his role, he supports the development of regulatory policies, guidance and tools to strengthen vehicle cyber resilience, with a view to supporting the safe and secure deployment of connected and automated vehicle technologies. He is part of the team that developed Canada’s Vehicle Cyber Security Guidance, which was published by Transport Canada in May 2020, and sets out best practices to support industry in ensuring vehicle technologies are cyber-resilient. In addition, in August 2021, the team released Canada’s Vehicle Cyber Security Strategy – which provides a roadmap of key priorities to guise efforts on vehicle cyber security– and Canada’s Vehicle Cyber Security Assessment Tool – a voluntary tool to help manufacturers and suppliers assess the cyber security performance and resilience of their vehicles and vehicle parts.
Prior to joining Transport Canada, Philippe worked in Senior Policy Advisory and Management positions at the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. During this time, he led multi-disciplinary teams developing collaborative tools using agile methodologies. He has years of experience working with technology stakeholders, across government and within industry, on issues from application design, development, & cyber security, to information technology talent recruitment and retention.
Philippe received an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Communication, from the University of Ottawa in 2003, and lives in Ottawa, Ontario.