Lynne Hudson


Lynne Hudson is the Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, the largest non-government funder of breast cancer research in Canada. She assumed leadership of the organization, which next year celebrates its 30th birthday, in September, 2015.

Lynne has many years of Corporate and Not For Profit leadership experience, both domestically and internationally.   Lynne served with the executive management team at Plan International Canada for eight years, and held the title of Executive Vice President for six years. In this role, Lynne and her team were responsible for institutional fundraising and donor management as well as program implementation in over twenty-five countries. She was responsible for fundraising and delivery of total donor contract commitments in excess of $400 million.   She has also worked with Ernst & Young in their Financial Management Group and with Nortel Networks, in a variety of roles in Toronto and Miami.

Lynne has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University and an MBA from the University of Miami.