Instructors of the Professional Certificate in Risk Management
Business Management Practitioners and Gifted Teachers Deliver Intensive Learning Experience with Proven Results
Tony Lackey, FRM, FCIP, CRM
Tony Lackey is a seasoned risk manager with over 30 years of experience in risk management and claims administration. As Manager, Risk and Insurance for Carleton University, his responsibilities include oversight of the university’s risk management plan, including its annual risk assessment and business continuity efforts. Tony has been an instructor with the Insurance Institute of Canada, developed and led several internal risk management training programs, and presented at numerous conferences. He is a Fellow of the Global Risk Management Institute, holds the Certified Risk Manager (CRM) designation and is a Fellow Certified Insurance Professional. Tony is an active member of the Risk and Insurance Managers Society; he is the Past President of RIMS Canada’s Capital Chapter and Vice Chairman of RIMS National Education Committee.
Charlene Budnisky, RTA, MA, RIMS-CRMP, PMP, GRCP
Charlene Budnisky has over ten years of experience as a certified Canadian Risk Management Professional.
Currently, she is the Senior Director, Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) at Statistics Canada (STC) where she is responsible for developing and implementing an integrated governance, risk and compliance framework as per the GRC model. Prior to joining the STC, she worked at the Department of Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) in several leadership roles responsible for developing and implementing PSPC’s Integrated Risk Management Framework and Policy, Corporate Risk Profiles for the department and for clients, risk maturity models and risk training courses for employees and executives.
Charlene obtained her undergraduate and master’s degrees in Political Science with a specialization in Public Administration and Canadian Public Policy from the University of Guelph, where is also worked as a teaching assistant during her undergraduate and graduate years. She also has a diploma in Radio and Television Arts from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. Prior to and during her post-secondary education, she worked as a TV journalist at stations in the Prairies and Southern Ontario.
She has been teaching the Risk Financing course at Carleton University’s Sprott School of Management since 2020 and previously had been teaching the course on a supply basis since 2010.
Hélène Paquet-Young, CPA (CMA), CRM
Hélène Paquet-Young is a seasoned, dynamic, results-oriented Finance, Admin and risk professional with close to 30 years of experience in the not-for-profit sector. Hélène holds a B.Comm from the University of Guelph and a M.A. in Public Administration from Carleton University.
Hélène oversaw the finance and administration of Oxfam Canada for many years. During that time she participated in many committees and working groups dealing with financial and strategic risk management at the global, Oxfam International level. More recently she worked as Manager of Risk and Accountability for Oxfam International, a global NGO based in Oxford UK, with projects in over 65 countries. She oversaw Oxfam’s integrated risk management framework, as well as coordinated the development and implementation of risk management policies across the Oxfam confederation. Hélène is currently the Director, Corporate Services at the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, a membership organisation comprising over 160 universities, colleges, and scholarly associations dedicated to giving a voice to the humanities and social sciences across Canada.
Hélène is an active member of the board of RIMS Canada’s Capital Chapter and volunteers at a local nursing home.