About Us

Who We Are

Soteria Policy Group Inc. was founded by leaders with significant expertise in the areas of Human Resources, Privacy, Governance and Risk Management. Soteria Policy is a Canadian-based company serving clients across Canada in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. 

In Greek mythology, Soteria was the goddess of safety and preservation from harm. Like our namesake we strive to ensure that your organization is safe from current and potential privacy, policy and HR risks.

Our Values

Integrity – Upholding the highest ethical standards, promoting trust and respect

Initiative – Demonstrating passion and engagement, growing a culture of ownership

Innovation – Fostering creativity that challenges constraints and drives progress

our Team

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Laura Di Cesare



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Laura Di Cesare is a strategic business leader specializing in human resources management and strategy. Laura’s professional achievements to date demonstrate a recognized ability to design, recommend and implement human resources solutions and initiatives to support her clients’ business goals and priorities. With a depth of experience in strategic planning, organizational design, process transformation and change management, policy, risk and governance, leadership development, employee wellness, benefits and compensation, labour and employee relations, training and development, as well as recruitment and retention, Laura brings a history of providing support, expertise and creative solutions to successful operational transformations.


  • More than 25 years of experience in the human resources field, with 15 years as a senior executive
  • Experience working in unionized and non-unionized environments, in both the private and public sectors, with particular emphasis in financial services and healthcare
  • Visionary leader in the development and implementation of business and human resources strategies
  • Skilled labour relations professional with specific experience in collective bargaining, and grievance and mediation procedures
  • Extensive experience in working with Boards of Directors regarding governance and administrative initiatives


  • Certified Human Resources Executive (CHRE), HRPA
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP), World at Work
  • Certified Payroll Manager, (CPM), Canadian Payroll Association
  • Labour Relations Certificate, Queens IRC
  • Leading a Mentally Healthy Workplace, Certificate, Queens University, IRC
  • Fact-Finding and Investigation, Certificate, Queens University, IRC
  • Human Resources Management Certificate, George Brown College

Nicole Gauthier



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Nicole Gauthier is a recognized policy expert and privacy professional. With two decades of experience in the areas of policy, privacy, risk and organizational development, Nicole has applied her strong systems thinking and strategic focus to effectively address the unique policy needs of organizations. Nicole has demonstrated success leading large change initiatives to advance organizational vision and priorities and is respected for her commitment to the highest level of collaboration.


  • 20 years of health sector experience, including at one of Canada’s largest acute care teaching hospitals and most recently in public health
  • Strategic leader in the development and implementation of policy, with particular focus in the areas of privacy, human resources, occupational health and safety
  • Certified privacy professional with specific experience in privacy training and education, policy development and implementation, privacy impact assessment and controls, complaint and breach investigations
  • Knowledgeable of Canadian privacy laws, principles and practices in both the private and public sectors and at the federal, provincial and territorial levels


  • Certified Information Privacy Professional/Canada (CIPP/C), International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Adult Education Certificate, Ontario Hospital Association
  • Master of Arts, Social Psychology, University of Guelph
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Gina Roberts

CHRL (Candidate), BA

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As a bilingual Human Resources Executive with a generalist and entrepreneurial background, Gina has extensive expertise developing and implementing organizational best practices. Gina focuses on creating environments that support management in defining and successfully implementing change management processes that enhance overall organizational performance. In her consulting work, Gina can be relied on to champion the needs of the employees while serving the best interests of the organization. She has an innate enthusiasm for seizing challenges and driving projects to successful completion.


  • Over 25 years’ experience achieving organizational alignment through effective assessment, development, and execution of Human Resources strategies.  
  • With strengths in people strategy, organizational design, benefits and compensation, employee relations, training and development, recruitment and retention.
  • Worked in a wide variety of industries including financial, healthcare, entertainment, travel, legal and not-for-profit sectors. 


  • Board Chair, Brain Injury Association of Durham Region (BIAD)
  • Associate of Arts, Business Administration, Cégep du Vieux Montreal

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