Catalyst Honours Champions: A Celebration of Canada’s Extraordinary Business Leaders

Join us in Toronto or online for Canada’s premier DEI conference and gala, celebrating the Catalyst Honours Champions. These are the people sparking change, inspiring their companies and industries to break barriers and create equitable workplaces where everyone can thrive.

Announcing the 2024 Catalyst Honours Champions on 18 June.

Extraordinary Leaders Are Role Models to Corporate Canada

2023 Catalyst Honours Champions

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Human Resources/Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leaders:

  • Tyjondah Kerr, Former Director, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion; Current Director, Program Development & Delivery – Community, Sustainability & Social Responsibility, Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation (En français)
  • Mona Malone, Chief Human Resources Officer and Head, People & Culture, BMO Financial Group (En français)
  • Taralyn Parr, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, McCarthy Tétrault LLP (En français)
  • Janine Tamboli, Director, Diversity and Inclusion, Maple Leaf Foods (En français)

Next Generation Leader:

2022 Catalyst Honours Champions

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Emerging Leaders:

Special Recognition:

2021 Catalyst Honours Champions

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2020 Catalyst Honours Champions

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2019 Catalyst Canada Honours Champions

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2018 Catalyst Canada Honours Champions

Company/Firm Leaders

Business Leaders

Emerging Leaders

2018 Catalyst Canada International Trailblazer

  • Stacey Allaster, Chief Executive, Professional Tennis, United States Tennis Association

2017 Catalyst Canada Honours Champions

Company/Firm Leaders

Business Leaders

Emerging Leader

2016 Catalyst Canada Honours Champions

Company/Firm Leader

Business Leaders

Emerging Leaders

2015 Catalyst Canada Honours Champions

Company/Firm Leader

Business Leaders

2014 Catalyst Canada Honours Champions

Company/Firm Leaders

Business Leader

Human Resources/Diversity Leader

Special Recognition – Board Diversity Champion

2013 Catalyst Canada Honours Champions

Company/Firm Leaders

Business Leaders

Human Resources/Diversity Leader

Special Recognition — Board Diversity Champion

2012 Catalyst Canada Honours Champions

Company/Firm Leader

Business Leader

Human Resources/Diversity Leader

  • Jane Allen, Partner & Chief Diversity Officer, Deloitte Canada

Special Recognition

2011 Catalyst Canada Honours Champions

Company/Firm Leader

Business Leader

Human Resources/Diversity Leader

  • Michael Bach, Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, KPMG LLP

2010 Catalyst Canada Honours Champions

Company/Firm Leader

  • Ed Clark, President and Chief Executive Officer, TD Bank Group

Business Leader

Human Resources/Diversity Leader

  • Sylvia Chrominska, Group Head of Global Human Resources and Communications, Scotiabank