Barbara Anderson, BSc’78

Barbara Anderson

Ms. Anderson has wide-ranging expertise in financial management, strategy setting and implementation, business development, general management and executive leadership. She has held senior executive positions with large public and private sector organizations, many of which were undergoing significant growth and change.

 Ms. Anderson served as the Chief Financial Officer for the Toronto2015 Pan/Parapan American Games. In this role, Ms. Anderson led the stewardship of $1.4 billion in capital and operating budgets to successfully deliver the historic games to Ontario. Ms. Anderson also served as Chief Financial Officer at MaRS Discovery District, Securit and News Marketing Canada Corporation, as well as in senior leadership positions at Progistix-Solutions Inc., Cara Operations Limited and PepsiCo Food Service International.

 An MBA graduate of the Rotman School of Business at the University of Toronto, she is a chartered accountant (CPA CA) and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of British Columbia. In her spare time, Ms. Anderson volunteers with Bishop’s University’s mentorship program and is the Treasurer and sits on the alumni UBC Board of Directors, chairs its Finance & Audit Committee and is a member of the Governance and Nominating Committee.

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