Speakers

The Victoria Forum is bringing together influential business leaders, visionaries, activists, politicians and cultural influencers to discuss diversity and inclusion in society and organisations. We are expecting more than 50 innovative speakers from Canada and around the world. Please come often to learn more.

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RIGHT HONOURABLE KIM CAMPBELL

Peter Lougheed Leadership College - University of Alberta

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LORD JOHN ALDERDICE

Commission on Freedom of Religion and Belief in Common Wealth Countries

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RIGHT HONOURABLE PAUL MARTIN

Martin Family Initiative & Capital for Aboriginal Prosperity and Entrepreneurship

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PERRY BELLEGARDE

Assembly of First Nations

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LISA HELPS

City of Victoria

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JUAN JOSÉ DABOUB

The Daboub Partnership™

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SOPHIE PIERRE

Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation

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HONOURABLE GEORGE HEYMAN

Environment and Climate Change Strategy

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JALOUL AYED

MED Confederation, Euromed Capital Forum

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HILARY PEARSON

Philanthropic Foundations Canada

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ROBERTA JAMIESON

Indspire

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ANNA MARIA TREMONTI

CBC Radio

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DAN PONTEFRACT

TELUS

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KEVIN MCCORT

Vancouver Foundation

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BRENT BERGERON

Goldcorp

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MARY ROZSA DE COQUET

Rozsa Foundation

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BESSMA MOMANI

Political Science at the University of Waterloo

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EVA BUSZA

Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada

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HONOURABLE YUEN PAU WOO

Senate of Canada

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DANIEL MUZYKA

The Conference Board of Canada and the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business

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KAMAL AL-SOLAYLEE

Ryerson University

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JAMES STAUCH

Institute for Community Prosperity at Mount Royal University

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SANDRA RICHARDSON

Victoria Foundation

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DAVID MILLER

C40 Climate Leadership Group

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ROBERT GREENHILL

Global Canada

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JUNE WEBBER

St. Francis Xavier University

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ELISSAR SARROUH

Expert Consulting on Governance Inc.

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ESTELLA WHITE

JFK Law Corporation

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BRITTANY HARKER MARTIN

Werklund Youth Leadership Centre, University of Calgary

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JOHN BORROWS

UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA

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MILES RICHARDSON

National Consortium for Indigenous Economic Development

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HONORABLE JIM MUNSON

Senate of Canada

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OLIVER SCHMIDTKE

UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA

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GIULIANA NATALE

Office of Human Rights, Freedoms and Inclusion at Global Affairs Canada

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PETER ROBINSON

Formerly David Suzuki Foundation

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LORI BEAMAN

UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA

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SYBIL SEITZINGER

Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions

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ROY SUDDABY

Gustavson School of Business, University of Victoria

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ANDREW MARTON

Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives

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LINDA SHEEHAN

Planet Pledge, Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation

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EMILIE DE ROSENROLL

South Island Prosperity Project

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WYLE BAOWEEN

HRx Technology

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DOUG HORSWILL

Formerly Teck Resources

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RITA PARIKH

Vancity Board of Directors

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MICHAEL BYERS

University of British Columbia

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MORRIS ROSENBERG

Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation

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LEE FRANCOEUR

Eagle Law

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DAN RUSCHEINSKI

ESRI Canada

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DAVID USHER

Global Affairs Canada

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JUDITH SAYERS

University of Victoria

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MATTHEW COON COME

Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) / Chairperson of the Cree Regional Authority

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TIM RAYBOULD

McGill University

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NADIA TURKI

International Academy of Media and Diplomacy (IAMD)

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ERIC SWANSON

Generation Squeeze

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AVA HILL

Six Nations of the Grand River

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EDE IJJASZ-VASQUEZ

World Bank Group

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RALPH NILSON

Vancouver Island University

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JOHN LONGBOTTOM

IBM Canada Ltd.

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STEPHEN CORNISH

David Suzuki Foundation

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CAROL ANNE HILTON

Transformation International

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JACQUELINE PALLADINI

The Conference Board of Canada

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JILLIAN STIRK

Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation

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KORY WILSON

British Columbia Institute of Technology

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PAUL KERSHAW

School of Population and Public health, University of British Columbia

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DARA KELLY

Peter B Gustavson School of Business at The University of Victoria

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NORAH MCRAE

University of Victoria

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CHRISTIAN KITTLESON

EY Advisory Services

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JOAN ELANGOVAN

Vancouver Economic Commission

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PETER R. ELSON

School of Public Administration, University of Victoria

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STACEY FITZSIMMONS

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JENNIFER PETRELA

Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation

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MING ZHANG

World Bank

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MOHAN DENETTO

Economic and Business Opportunities, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada

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DAVID DUNNE

Gustavson School of Business

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PAMELA DIVINSKY

The Mosaic Institute

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JAMIE CASSELS

University of Victoria

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JOCELYN STACEY

Peter Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia

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BRENT MAINPRIZE

University of Victoria

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CHARLES HARVEY

Newcastle University

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SANDRA HUCULAK

Alberta Treasury Branch

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DAVID BOYD

University of British Columbia

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EMILY GILES

World Wildlife Fund Canada

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ALDEN HABACON

University of British Columbia

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BRIAN LEACOCK

Gustavson School of Business, University of Victoria

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ROBIN MCLAY

Vancouver Island University

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IBRAHIM HAJ-IBRAHIM

Syrian Refugee

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SAMER AL-JBAWI

Syrian Refugee / Somali Centre for Family Services

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ANNE-BERNICE THOMAS

University of Victoria

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Jean-Nicolas Beuze

UNHCR

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SIKU ALLOOLOO

Indigenous Climate Action