Beth Wilson, Toronto Managing Partner and Canadian Managing Partner, Community Leadership, KPMG

beth_wilson_cropped_300pxBeth Wilson is the Toronto Managing Partner and Canadian Managing Partner, Community Leadership at KPMG. She oversees 2,500 employees at a leading professional services firm, and has transformed business culture with her drive and commitment to making a difference in our communities.

At KPMG, community leadership is about channeling KPMG people’s collective experience, skills and energy to drive positive social change and enable our communities to thrive.

Under Beth’s leadership, KPMG has entered into corporate partnerships with Free The Children and The Prince’s Canadian Responsible Business Network, and sponsors The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer and Women’s College Hospital Foundation’s Women for Women’s luncheon. Beth also spearheaded KPMG’s Vital Impact, a case competition for community leadership in partnership with Toronto Foundation, which leverages employees’ skills to address social issues in the GTA.

Beth is five-time rider of the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer and is an honourary vice-chair of the Ontario ride for the past two years. This year, she and her husband are riding all four rides across Canada, rounding out KPMG’s national achievement since 2010 of fielding over 1,100 riders and fundraising $3.8 million, and counting.

Beth was named one of the Top 25 Canadian Woman of Influence and has twice been named one of the Top 100 most Powerful Women in Canada. She has been conferred with the 2015 YWCA Women of Distinction Award in corporate leadership, and received the Margot Franssen Leadership Award by MicroSkills in 2013. Beth is a Director and past-Chair of the Toronto Region Board of Trade, Director, Trinity College School, and Trustee for the Ontario Science Centre. She was previously the vice-chair of the board of the National Ballet of Canada, a member of the GTA United Way Campaign Cabinet and co-chair of the Women Gaining Ground initiative. In addition she chairs the Education and Qualifications Committee of the CICA and is an active Young Presidents Organization (YPO) member.

Beth’s leadership-by-example is inspiring KPMG people to realize their full potential in the workplace while making a sustainable impact in their communities.

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