Former President & CEO, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Evan Siddall (Company/Firm Leader Champion) is a passionate advocate of inclusion and diversity, championing progress at Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and beyond. His commitment to gender equity and inclusion has been transformational, driving an increase in the proportion of women executive leaders from 27% to 61.5% and women in CMHC’s leadership pipeline from 31% to 53% and securing a commitment from the organization to increase representation of Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) employees to 30% by 2025. Known as a passionate and courageous leader, Evan has always stood firm for inclusion, setting goals and publishing them to ensure accountability. He is also committed to allyship, regularly meeting with equity-seeking groups to understand the realities of their experiences and how he can better support them. Evan’s visionary and unwavering efforts to foster inclusive workplaces make him a role model for business leaders everywhere.