Our Staff

Claire Woodside - Director of PWYP-Canada 


Claire Woodside is the Director of Publish What You Pay-Canada and a board member of Transparency International Canada.   Through her role with PWYP, she has the opportunity to engage with governments, industry and civil society in Canada, including PWYP-Canada’s members, while also collaborating with PWYP coalitions across the globe. Recently, Claire led PWYP-Canada to unprecedented success, with the passage of a new Canadian law that will make transparent the payments Canadian-listed and Canadian housed extractive companies make to governments, thereby increasing the transparency of thousands of globally active mining, oil and gas companies. Claire has an M.A. in Political Science and a B.A. in Political Science and International Development. Claire has been working with PWYP since 2008, but has held her currently position since 2012. She brings to the position over ten years of experience working and researching on issues related to the extractive sector and responsible resource governance. 

E-mail: cwoodside(at)pwyp.ca




Kady Séguin (Maternity Leave)


Kady Seguin has led PWYP-Canada's capacity building efforts for accessing and mobilizing information on oil, gas and mining companies. She has facilitated numerous workshops and training sessions around the world, including in Canada, the Netherlands, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Senegal, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe. She is the author of An Eye on Disclosure: The PWYP-Canada Guide to Finding Information on Public Mining Companies in Canada, and continues to provide ongoing support to PWYP-Canada’s partners around the world searching for information on oil, gas and mining companies. Kady holds a M.A. in the field of Globalization and International Development at the University of Ottawa. Her research focused on the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights, a multistakeholder initiative in the area of security and human rights in the extractive sector.

E-mail: kseguin(at)pwyp.ca

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