Meet Our Experts

The Future Skills Centre consortium is home to many of the leading experts in skills development. Click on the names below to browse through their profiles, which range from expertise in workforce development to thought leadership on the future of work, education policy, innovation, diversity and inclusion, and more.

To get in touch, please connect with Eglantine Ronfard, Communications Manager, at or 647-262-3706.

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Armughan Ahmad

President and Managing Partner, Digital

Noel Baldwin

Noel Baldwin

Director, Government and Public Affairs

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Susan Black

Chief Executive Officer
The Conference Board of Canada

Wendy Cukier

Wendy Cukier

Founder & Academic Director, Diversity Institute; Professor, Ted Rogers School of Management

Fiona Deller

Fiona Deller

Chief Strategy and Operations Officer

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Nabeela Ixtabalan

EVP of People and Corporate Affairs, Walmart Canada

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Desirée Lopes

Director, Innovation and Practice

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Karen Myers

President and Chief Executive Officer
Blueprint ADE

Jenny Poulos

Senior Vice President, Talent Services and Operations

Nadia Theodore

Senior Vice President, Global Government and Industry Relations
Maple Leaf Foods

Tricia Williams

Tricia Williams

Director, Research, Evaluation and Knowledge Mobilization

Kory Wilson

Kory Wilson

Executive Director, Indigenous Initiatives and Partnerships
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)