Debra Hewson

Chair (appointed March 2020)

Appointed to the Board in March 2011.

With a career in the investment industry spanning over 35 years, Debra is President and Chief Executive Officer of Odlum Brown Limited, a British Columbia based full service investment firm.

Debra is a Board Member of St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation, Providence Health Care, Drug Free Kids Canada, the UBC Sauder School of Business Faculty Advisory Board and the alumni UBC Board of Directors.

In 2016, Debra was recognized for her leadership with the Joseph and Rosalie Segal United Way Community Vision Award. Debra was also recognized as a 2017 Canada’s Most Admired CEO™ and received a 2016 BC CEO Award from Business in Vancouver. In 2015, she received an Influential Women in Business Award. In 2012, Debra was honoured with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and the BC Community Achievement Award, and was also inducted into the Women’s Executive Network’s Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Hall of Fame after being recognized as one of the Top 100 for three consecutive years.

Member, Governance, Nominating & Human Resources Committee.