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Board of Directors and Senior Team


Board of Directors

Leona Pinsky
Leona Pinsky
Chair

Leona Pinsky trained as a lawyer and practised for several years before turning her attention to volunteer work. She has been an active volunteer leader in her community for over thirty years. She is co-founder of the 65 Roses Gala and GearUp4CF which have raised over $7 million for Cystic Fibrosis Canada.

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Robert Sankey
Robert Sankey, CFA
Vice Chair

Investment Analyst, Robert Sankey served as Director of Research for four years and was appointed a Vice President of Burgundy Asset Management Ltd in May 2011. In December 2016, Robert was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer in January 2019.

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Kathryn Deuchars
Kathryn Deuchars

Dr. Deuchars is Senior Manager, Business Development and Research, at Ontario Genomics, where she works to facilitate genomic innovation in health care. Dr. Deuchars has over twenty years of experience in the field of biotechnology innovation, venture financing and health technology commercialization. She is also Director of the Ontario Personalized Medicine Network, a stakeholder volunteer group formed to enable the adoption of personalized medicine technologies in Ontario to improve health.

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Stephanie Nerlich
Stephanie Nerlich (Toronto, ON)

Stephanie is responsible for all Havas Creative Network agencies in North America and additionally serves as the Global Chief Client Officer partnering with all group CEOs to support the Havas portfolio of global and large regional clients, driving integration and ensuring client-centricity is at the core of the group’s growth strategy.

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Marie-Pier Emery
Marie-Pier Emery (Montreal, QC)

Marie-Pier Emery is a Senior Associate at the law firm of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, where she focuses on employment law and human rights, including harassment and discrimination, and regularly appears before administrative and judicial tribunals throughout Quebec.

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Francoys Levert
Françoys Levert

Françoys Levert is a Managing Director and Co-Head of Institutional Sales with the National Bank Financial Markets. Prior to joining NBC, Francoys was with CIBC Capital Markets in Québec where he led a team of 27 sales and trading professionals servicing institutional and corporate clients.

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Vincent Hamel
Vincent Hamel (Montreal, QC)

Vincent is a finance executive who has successfully tackled numerous challenges with respect to the start-up, transformation, acquisition and optimization of businesses.

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Chelsea Jalloh
Chelsea Jalloh (Winnipeg, MB)

Dr. Chelsea Jalloh (she/her) completed her Bachelor's, Master's, and PhD in Education at the University of Manitoba. 

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Barbara M. Hill
Barbara M. Hill

Barbara Hill is President of The Grenview Group - a strategic global business advisory and executive coaching firm built on 30 years of extensive leadership and business management experience in healthcare. Previously, Barbara had a successful corporate career holding many senior positions including President and GM of Baxter Canada.

 

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Lee Burry
Lee Burry

A loyal HR leader in the New Brunswick government and former Kin Canada President with 9 years of high level experience in human resources, policy governance, board management and non-profit leadership. 

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