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Our People

Meet the dedicated team behind INQ.


Mary Jane Dykeman

BA (Hons.), JD


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Mary Jane Dykeman is a Co-Founder and Principal at INQ Consulting.  Mary Jane applies a strategic, risk and innovation lens to data and emerging technologies. She helps clients identify the data they hold, understand how to use it within the law, and how to innovate responsibly.

Mary Jane regularly consults on large data initiatives and use of data for health research and quality purposes. Her consulting work extends to modernizing privacy legislation and digital societies, and she works with Boards, CEOs and CIOs on the emerging risks and trends in data. Mary Jane regularly speaks on AI, cyber risk and how to better engage and build trust with clients and customers whose data is at play. She is also a frequent speaker and writer on legal subjects in health and data.


Recent Experience

  • Principal author, CMHA Ontario PHIPA Toolkit

  • Principal author (with the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly), of two Law Commission of Ontario research papers on advance care planning and healthcare consent

  • Principal author, The Change Foundation, report on caregiver barriers due to privacy and health care consent

  • Principal author, AdvantAge Ontario toolkits on medical assistance in dying, cannabis


Insights & Recognition

  • Co-author, Canada: Cybersecurity Comparative Guide[1]  (2020)

  • Founding author, Risk Management in Canadian Health Care, Canadian Health Law Practice Manual 

  • Ontario Bar Association Susan Hillary Davidson Award: Excellence in Health Law (2017)

  • Osgoode Professional Development: Recognized for excellence in continuing legal education

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