Jacqueline Gauthier

Jacqueline Gauthier
Elected Director, Vice-Chair of the Board, Chair of the Joint Finance and Audit Committee (UOHI/OHIRC), Chair of the Governance Committee, Chair of Le Comité des services en français

Jacqueline is an accomplished C-level executive who can provide a unique combination of extensive finance expertise as well as business transformation, corporate governance and risk management experience. With more than 30 years of experience in industry, she has provided executive leadership resulting in revenue growth, organizational transformation, risk management and M&A. Jacqueline also received the 2019 Best Ottawa Business CFO of the year award.

Jacqueline was the CFO of Calian Group for most of her 20-year tenure with the organization. Working with a publicly traded board for almost two decades, Jacqueline was instrumental in the development of the Corporation’s strategic plans, governance structure, executive compensation and enterprise risk management frameworks.

Jacqueline was a FCPA (FCA) until August 2023 and earned her ICD.D designation in 2016. Jacqueline has held various board positions and she is currently a board member of Hydro Ottawa and the Chair of the Board of Directors of Patinage Quebec. In the past, she was also the Chair of the Board of Directors of Dress for Success Ottawa, a board member and Chair of the Audit Committee of AirVM and a board member and Chair of the Audit Committee of Skate Canada.

Jacqueline also worked at KPMG followed by Domtar and E.B. Eddy Forest Products in senior financial roles.