The Chief of CSE
Greta Bossenmaier, Chief, Communications Security Establishment
Ms. Greta Bossenmaier was appointed Chief, Communications Security Establishment effective February 9, 2015.
Prior to this appointment, Ms. Bossenmaier held a variety of senior positions in the federal government including: Deputy Minister of the Afghanistan Task Force in the Privy Council Office (PCO); Senior Associate Deputy Minister of International Development and Associate Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs at the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development; and Executive Vice-President and the Vice-President of Innovation, Science and Technology at the Canada Border Services Agency.
Ms. Bossenmaier began her career in the Canadian public service as a Defence Scientist in the Department of National Defence. She then accepted an international assignment with the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. She has also worked in a number of other departments in the Government of Canada, including the Public Service Commission, and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans.
Ms. Bossenmaier holds a Master of Science degree in Operational Research from Stanford University in California and a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from the University of Manitoba.
Ms. Bossenmaier is married and has two children.