Export Development Canada as Deputy Secretary and Director Corporate Secretariat Ottawa, ON
Director since: 2018
A passionate and strategic leader, Colleen has worked in the Public Service for over 19 years, including the past decade working as an executive in the governance sphere at the Canada Revenue Agency, and as Secretary for the Board of Management for the last four years. Colleen most recently joined Export Development Canada as Deputy Secretary and Director, Corporate Secretariat.
Colleen has a people-first leadership style and has consistently developed and led vibrant high performing teams that deliver exceptional results and make lasting impact. She challenges herself and others to find continuous improvement opportunities and strive for excellence in pursuit of a common vision. She has an exceptional sense of sound judgement, ethics and integrity.
She holds a bachelor’s degree from Queen’s University, is an Executive Development Program graduate and completed the Governance Professionals of Canada Education Program (GPC-EP)
A lover of dogs, the outdoors, family and experiencing life to its fullest. Colleen lives in Ottawa with her husband, son and energetic Vizsla.