Lifelong Learning for a Brighter World

Yvone Defreitas


Yvone Defreitas is the Director of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness at the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) where she is responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring the Centre’s human resources plans and programs.

As a senior human resources management professional with over 20 years of experience in human resources management, Yvone provides the centre with council and expertise related to administration, management services, recruitment, health and safety, performance management, training, development, employee relations, labour relations, compensation and benefits.  

She is a certified member of the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) - (CHRP, CHRL) since 2009.