Forward thinking governance perspectives honed over 35 years from multiple corporate board roles, as well as a purpose-driven entrepreneurial mindset, make Deborah an exceptional trusted advisor, mentor and board member. Deborah’s work ethic is fuelled by passion and over the years she has served each of the six public company boards and eight private company boards with courage, passion and professionalism. Deborah has also inspired, guided and advised multiple entrepreneurs and business leaders through challenge, opportunities and transformation.
Deborah currently serves as Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of TAAL Distributed Information Technologies (CSE: TAAL) (an enterprise blockchain transaction processor) and as Lead Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Khiron Life Sciences (TSXV:KHRN) (a global cannabis medicinal company).
Deborah was recognized as a 2020 “Director to Watch” and a 2014 “Diversity 50” candidate. In 2012, she was selected as one of WXN’s Top 100 Canada’s Most Powerful Women in the corporate director award category.