In addition to his Tribunal registrar duties, Steven Adamson was appointed as a member of the Tribunal on February 27, 2017. He holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of British Columbia and was called to the Bar in Ontario in 1994. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and political science from the University of Toronto.
Prior to joining the Human Rights Tribunal as registrar in 2012, Mr. Adamson served as vice chair and deputy registrar with the Workers' Compensation Appeal Tribunal, and before that he was an appeal commissioner with the former Appeal Division of the Workers' Compensation Board. Mr. Adamson started his career as a workers' compensation specialist for a large corporation.