Chief Corporate Officer, City of Toronto
Sector: Public Sector
Discipline: Portfolio Management
Magic Moment: Being acknowledged by the education system through my children’s high school as Parent of the Year and having my family including my mother at the ceremony.
Key Influence: My family is the biggest influencer, they support me, they tell me the way it is and that is what keeps me grounded.
Next Big Challenge As An Industry: The War for Talent is definitely a challenge. We need to make sure that we are investing so we attract talent to all types of jobs in all industries. We also need to make sure that we create a culture of transferring the knowledge between generations.
Secret Talent: Well, I think I am a not so bad bowler, but don’t tell anyone.
On Championing Others…
- Connecting people to people, so they grow their network
- I learned long ago that story telling has the greatest impact
- Patience and perseverance are great strengths
- Work life balance is hard, so there will be peaks and valleys, and that’s ok
One word that captures you: Authentic