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Genevieve Young



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Genevieve is President and Chief Operating Officer of Global Public Affairs. She has over two decades of experience in public affairs and represents organizations primarily in the innovative space. She has extensive experience providing strategic counsel to the C-suite of some of Canada’s most well-known companies.

Genevieve is Chair of a TSX-traded company operating in the consumer products space and chairs their Audit Committee. She recently joined the Canadian Pharmacy Association as an Independent Director and chairs their Advocacy Committee. She is also an active member of YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization), which she joined in 2018 and has served on its Executive. Genevieve is translating her interest into high-growth, high-potential organizations as a Mentor and Advisory Board Member for the Hatchery Program, a start-up incubator associated with the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering.

Genevieve holds a Bachelor of Arts in Canadian Politics, a MBA from the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University and certifications in ESG, Climate, and AI from Competent Boards and MIT Sloan School of Management respectively.