Ivy Lumia,
CEO and Founder, Best in Governance(BIG) Inc.

Ivy Lumia has been a governance leader for over 20 years, specializing in developing and modernizing governance and ESG frameworks that push the envelope for best practices in governance. Ivy is the CEO and Founder of Best in Governance Inc., commonly referred to as BIG, a boutique firm with global reach that specializes in providing bespoke, modernized corporate governance and ESG solutions to transform, elevate and empower international Boards of Directors and their Executive teams. BIG works towards its vision by sharing its diverse experience and contemporary approach in governance to transcend culture, industries and borders. Prior to the formation of BIG, Ivy spearheaded the corporate governance departments for a Schedule 1 Canadian Bank, a publicly traded U.S. corporation, two federal Crown Corps and managed the national communications program for Canada’s big five lottery corporations. Ivy has worked internationally with high-profile government leaders to develop humanitarian and infrastructure projects, helped shape corporate and community cultures and managed eight offices internationally. Ivy is currently the Chair of the Ontario Chapter for the Governance Professionals of Canada, has an International Bachelors of Business with Honours and speaks multiple languages. She is a savvy public speaker, advocate for women and minority rights, expert cat herder, terrible golfer, music producer and general do-gooder.