Ms. O’Neill joined the Board in March 2018. Ms. O’Neill is a FCPA, FCA, corporate director and independent financial consultant to growth companies, after serving over 24 years with Deloitte LLP. As a partner at Deloitte LLP with various national and industry leadership roles, she focused on advising growth companies from start-up to multinationals, supporting complex transactions, private and public equity offerings, mergers and acquisitions in Canada and the U.S. She currently serves as chair of the audit committee for Sierra Wireless, Inc. and has served boards of numerous public and private technology companies, non-profit organizations and crown corporations. Ms. O’Neill graduated from Carleton University with a Bachelor of Commerce Highest Honors in 1988, achieved her CPA, CA designation in 1990, her U.S. CPA designation in 2003, and completed the ICD Director Education Program attaining the ICD.D.
Ms. Kennedy joined our Board in 2022. Ms. Kennedy is a Senior Advisor, Clients & Industries at Bennett Jones LLP, a role she has held since 2019, prior to which she was a partner of the firm from 2009. Ms. Kennedy received her BASc in Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry from the University of Toronto in 1989 and her LL.B from Queen’s University in 1994. Called to the bar in Ontario in 1996, Ms. Kennedy was law clerk to the late Honourable Mr. Justice Charles D. Gonthier of the Supreme Court of Canada. Ms. Kennedy currently serves as Lead Director of the Bank of Canada, Chair of the Audit Committee of Alamos Gold Inc. and Chair of the Board at Neo Performance Materials Inc. Ms. Kennedy is past Chair of the University of Toronto’s Governing Council and she is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board at the Rotman School of Management.