Jennifer F. Koury

Jennifer has more than 35 years professional experience including C-suite leadership roles and international experience, with the world’s largest mining Company, BHP Billiton, as well has worked with Enerplus Resources and Exxon Mobil as a senior executive. Although Jennifer’s core skill is in the Human Resources discipline she also has extensive business leadership, management and governance experience working with large global organizations as well as mid-size and early stage companies which has developed a broad range of business acumen skills. Currently, Jennifer sits on the Board of Directors for the Calgary Zoo, the University of Alberta, Faculty of Business Advisory Board and in September 2017 Jennifer was appointed Chair of the first public/private partnership for the UN Women Global Innovation Coalition for Change (GICC), a branch of the United Nations.  Based in New York, Jennifer leads the GICC which is group of twenty-five global companies and institutions supporting and empowering women and girls in innovation. Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (honors) from the University of Alberta and has her Directors Designation, ICD.D, from The Rotman School of Business, University of Toronto.