Your Ombudsperson

Hi I am Annette Fraser and I am the current Ombudsperson at the University of Victoria. Prior to my start in 2018 at the university, I spent several years working in the BC Public Service in various capacities, such as, an Employment Standards Officer, Case Manager, and an Investigative Officer with the provincial BC Ombudsperson’s Office. If you told me years ago that I would end up here, I would not have believed you but as I look back I can see how I got here. I realise that I value sound and fair decision making and throughout my career I have had the opportunity to understand what that means as an investigator and decision maker. As a graduate of the Masters of Arts Dispute Resolution program at UVic, I embrace the opportunities to transform sometimes complex conflict situations to resolution.

Outside of work, I enjoy baking delicious creations to bring joy to my friends and family. I love music and dance, so don’t be surprised to find me somewhere salsa dancing the night away!