Nathalie Dufresne-Meek began her career with the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) as a Parole Officer in the early ‘90s. While completing a Masters degree in Applied Criminology at the University of Ottawa, she also spent time teaching at the undergraduate level in the criminology department. She then joined the Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB) as a claims adjudicator in 1995, and then progressed to an Account Manager position, where she supported construction employers with cost reduction strategies, focused on improved accident prevention and return to work. Nathalie then took on management roles for a WSIB small business team. In 2006, Nathalie returned to the CSC to coordinate the return to work program. She became the Director of the Workplace Wellness & Employee Wellbeing directorate, leading a team of staff dedicated to the improvement of employee wellbeing. She then served as the Director General for different sectors/branches: the Executive Secretariat Sector, Classification, Resourcing & Operations, Security, and recently returned to work as Director General, Labour Relations & Workplace Management, alongside teams of people engaged in developing and supporting healthy work environments.