Title: Vice President, People
Location: Vancouver, BC
Kate is driven by the belief that an organization will only truly excel when its people are encouraged and challenged to show up as their best selves every day. At Technical Safety BC, she uses courage, energy and curiosity to get at the heart of our challenges and opportunities, and facilitates bold conversations that question the status quo. To fulfill on our promise to model the integration of humanity and technology, Kate draws on her experience driving cultural transformation and people-focused change, building our capacity to adapt to changing environments and develop each person to their maximum potential.
Kate has a proven track record of transforming HR practices across industries including mining, heavy machinery, and healthcare. She holds a degree in Psychology and Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University and completed her graduate studies at UBC’s Sauder School of Business. Kate is a recognized speaker in the areas of leadership development, diversity and employee health and wellness. Outside of the office, she is most often found on the North Shore trails, or creating new dishes in the kitchen (but rarely following a recipe!).