Victoria Smith

Victoria Smith

Victoria specializes in sensitive data, privacy, and research policy, and she’s passionate about intelligent data access. In her work with NDRIO’s Portage Network, Victoria is leading a sensitive data repository project, engaging in collaboration and relationship building with Indigenous stakeholders, and supporting the Sensitive Data Expert Group, while also providing guidance and input on other projects. Prior to joining Portage, she was the Ethics Officer for the Health Research Ethics Authority of Newfoundland and Labrador, where she performed research ethics review for the province. Victoria developed a successful research ethics consultation program while creating pandemic-related research ethics policies.