Thompson, David

David Thompson Chief Executive Officer / Director General Canadian Forces Housing Agency – Department of National Defence Ottawa, Ontario   As CEO, Canadian Armed Forces Housing Agency (CFHA), National Defence, David is rewarded by contributing to the quality of life of Canadian Armed Forces members and their families, and proud to have led CFHA to…

Stoby, Vanessa

Vanessa Stoby Communications/Political Action and Excellence in Education Officer Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation – District 16 Toronto, Ontario   Vanessa’s strong interest in equity and diversity issues led to the achievement of her Master of Education from the University of Toronto in the department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning. Those same interests helped her…

Stevenson, Fiona

Fiona Stevenson CEO & Founding Partner The Idea Suite Toronto, Ontario   Fiona Stevenson is CEO/Founding Partner of the Idea Suite, an innovation and research agency recognized as one of Canada’s top growing companies in 2019. Fiona spent more than a decade in brand management at Procter & Gamble, in Canada and Europe, and in…

Snowball, Lauren

Lauren Snowball Communications Officer Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions Ottawa, Ontario   Lauren is the Communications Officer for the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions. She crafts the public voice of 200,000 nurses advocating for safe work, quality public services, and nurses’ political engagement on a wide range of issues affecting health and society. A former…

Sehdev, Amrit

Amrit Sehdev Physician Humber River Hospital Toronto, Ontario   As a physician, Amrit hopes to continue to combine his experience in healthcare and AI as well as learn from innovators in different fields. He is currently a Panel Physician with the Government of Canada and completing a Masters of Artificial Intelligence at the Smith School…

Scolaro, Anthony

Anthony Scolaro Head of Finance Lending Loop Toronto, Ontario   Anthony is Head of Finance at Lending Loop, Canada’s leading fully regulated peer-to-peer lending platform. He has extensive experience in finance, accounting and operations, having held the position of Global Director of Finance at Right To Play International and working for Deloitte, Fairmont Hotels and…

Schiffer, Jeffrey

Jeffrey Schiffer Executive Director Native Child and Family Service of Toronto Toronto, Ontario   Jeffery holds a PhD and is currently the Executive Director at the Native Child and Family Services of Toronto, he founded the CRUW program and helps with the development of Indigenous Cultural Competency Training for the City of Toronto. Jeffery is…

Sarathy, Abhishek

Abhishek Sarathy Director, Total Benefits & Savings Sun Life Canada Mississauga, Ontario   Born in Riyadh, with south Indian heritage, Abhishek calls Mississauga, Ontario home. He leads a team that enhances workplace plans for tomorrow’s workforce as Director, Total Benefits & Savings at Sun Life Canada, and co-founded the Mosaic Network to advance the organization’s…

Samuel, Felicia

Felicia Samuel ETT Executive Officer/ETFO Executive Member Elementary Teachers of Toronto Scarborough, Ontario   Felicia has been a French teacher for 16 years. She currently serves as an Executive Officer at the Elementary Teachers of Toronto (ETT). She was recently elected as a Vice-President to the Ontario NDP and as an Executive Member of the…

Roy, Isabelle

Isabelle Roy General Counsel & Chief, Labour Relations Services Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada Orleans, Ontario   Isabelle is General Counsel and Chief of Labour Relations for the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada. She currently heads the legal department for one of the largest professional unions in the country.…