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Our People

Meet the dedicated team behind INQ.


Basia Walczak

LL.M., J.D., BCL, B.A.


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T: 647-706-9784


Basia is a lawyer and privacy manager with experience working on privacy, data, and technology governance issues in corporate and cross-functional environments. She successfully advocates for practical solutions in challenging and dynamic multi-stakeholder settings.

Before joining INQ, she advised Canada’s diplomatic and consular relations department focusing on multilateral systems, including Canada's positioning at the United Nations and G7. In this role, she represented Canada at international negotiations including the United Nations, where she assisted in negotiating a resolution on technology and its equitable implications including on artificial intelligence. She has worked for the Council of Europe, the Canadian Senate drafting legislation, and a national law firm’s intellectual property and government affairs divisions advising technology companies on data, including GDPR compliance and privacy.


Basia's diverse experience and legal education and training allow her to address privacy, data protection, and technology governance issues from a wide variety of angles.


She is fluent in English, French, and Polish.

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