Scott Streiner


Scott Streiner

Scott Streiner, PhD, FCIArb
Arbitrator and Mediator, Ottawa, ON (Ontario), CA (Canada)

ADR Certified Designation : FCIArb

VanIAC Panel(s) : Domestic Arbitration, International Arbitration, Mediation

Practice Areas : Consumer, Employment, Government, Indigenous, Labour, Maritime, Transportation

Professional Experience


  • Independent Arbitrator and Mediator
  • Senior Advisor, Deloitte
  • Adjunct Professor, Political Science, Carleton University

Government of Canada (1990-2021)

  • Chair and CEO, Canadian Transportation Agency (a quasi-judicial tribunal and independent regulator)
  • Assistant Secretary to Cabinet, Economic and Regional Development Policy
  • Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy, Transport Canada
  • Executive Director, Aerospace Review
  • Assistant Deputy Minister, Labour and Head of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
  • Vice President, Program Delivery, Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
  • Director General, Human Resources, Department of Fisheries and Oceans
  • Director, Pay Equity, Canadian Human Rights Commission
Dispute Resolution Experience and Training
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Graduate of advanced adjudication and mediation training
  • Employer nominee to the Public Interest Commission for Government of Canada-PSAC negotiations for the Program and Administrative Administration Services Group
  • Employer nominee to the Arbitration Board establishing a collective agreement for the Government of Canada’s Economics and Social Sciences Group
  • As Chair of the Canadian Transportation Agency, author of 81 final decisions, 59 interim and procedural decisions, and 70 regulatory determinations and orders wrote (either as sole decision-maker or panel chair)
  • As Head of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, mediator in a number of high-stakes collective bargaining disputes in the transportation sector
Professional and Other Activities
  • Panellist, VanIAC
  • Panellist, International Chamber of Commerce
  • Panellist, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Panellist, London Court of International Arbitration
  • Lead, International Arbitration and panellist, Israeli Centre for Mediation and Arbitration
  • Former First Vice Chair, Council of Canadian Administrative Tribunals
  • Former Vice Chair, OECD Network of Economic Regulators
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, Political Science (International Relations and Comparative Politics specializations), Carleton University
  • MA, International Affairs (Conflict Resolution concentration), Norman Patterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University
  • BA, East Asian Studies (China specialization), Hebrew University