Conference Co-Chairs

Colleen Ouellette

Deputy Secretary & Director Corporate Secretariat
Export Development Canada

Teresa Woo-Paw

Canadian Race Relations Foundation

Thomas H. Yeo

Torys LLP

Government Ministers:

Randy Jackiw

Assistant Deputy Minister
Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs, Ontario

Okenge Morisho

Deputy Minister
Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Government of British Columbia

Federal Crown Executives and Directors:

Angela Cassie

Chief Strategy and Inclusion Officer
Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Frédéric Duguay

General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Canada Infrastructure Bank

Chantal Guay

Standards Council of Canada

Simon Kamel

Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary
Royal Canadian Mint (Ottawa, ON)

Nadim Kara

Vice President, HR and Employee Experience
Canada Post

Joanne Larocque-Poirier

Chief of Staff & Corporate Secretariat
Canada Council for the Arts

Anne-Cécile Lequain

General Manager, Employee Services & Diversity
Canada Post

Jacqueline Nelson

Managing Director, Corporate Communications
Canadian Pension Plan Investments

Nick Xenos

Executive Director, Centre for Greening Government
Treasury Board Secretariat

Provincial & Territorial Crown Executives and Directors:

David Field

President & CEO
Legal Aid Ontario

Aaron Friedenthal

VP Legal Services & Assistant Corporate Secretary
ATB Financial

Esteenmed Speakers:

Melanie Debassige, MBA, ICD.D

Board of Director
Canada Energy Regulator
Ontario Clean Water Agency

Rick Hancox

Governor, Chair, Governance Committee, Board of Governors
New Brunswick Community College

Carol Hansell

Senior Partner
Hansell LLP

Ruth Promislow

Bennett Jones LLP