Vice-Chairperson and Acting Chairperson
Mr. Gupta obtained his Bachelor of Arts at the University of Waterloo in 1993, his J.D. from the University of Ottawa in 1998 and was called to the Ontario Bar in February 2000. He has served most of his career in the Public Service with the agency now named Public Prosecution Service of Canada, as a prosecutor and computer crime advisor, special advisor at the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, and as counsel in the Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes section of the Department of Justice. Mr. Gupta is currently an employee of the Public Prosecution Service of Canada, on leave without pay for a three-year term.
As a community member and public servant, Mr. Gupta has been the recipient of the Government of Canada Youth Award for Excellence, the Deputy Minister of Justice Humanitarian Award and most recently the Ontario Justice Education Network Chief Justice Lennox Award. Mr. Gupta commenced his responsibilities on August 3, 2010.