Executive Vice-president, People & Culture and Chief Human Resources Officer
As Executive Vice-president, Sandy leads TELUS’ people and culture, corporate citizenship and communications strategies. She and her team are responsible for creating business, talent and culture practices that drive remarkable human outcomes in an increasingly digital age. Sandy believes the path to brand advocacy is paved with exceptional customer and team member experiences, and she’s made it her mission to re-imagine these experiences to fuel TELUS’ differentiation in the market, and ability to improve the lives of Canadians and the world we live in.
Sandy’s authentic, creative and collaborative style promotes a TELUS-wide culture based on integrity, innovation and spirited teamwork. In addition to supporting TELUS’ Human Resources and Compensation Committee, she is a trusted advisor to the Executive Leadership Team and Board of Directors, providing strategic counsel on culture transformation, labour relations, cost transformation, mergers and acquisitions, total rewards and talent development programs to accelerate TELUS’ growth and industry-leading performance. Sandy is a strong advocate for diversity and inclusion, and champions programs to help TELUS reach its global goals. TELUS has achieved team member engagement in the top 10th percentile of employers globally, and has been widely recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, inducted into the Top 10 Corporate Cultures Hall of Fame, and been named Best Diversity Employer for several consecutive years.
Passionate about creating incredible outcomes for team members, customers and our communities, Sandy is a strong voice for TELUS’ community promise to give where we live. She serves as Vice-chair of the TELUS Toronto Community Board and as Honorary Chair for the Princess Margaret Hospital OneWalk to Conquer Cancer.
Sandy is recognized for her outstanding leadership and professional contributions as one of the Women’s Executive Network’s Most Powerful Women and was inducted into their Hall of Fame in 2017. She also received a Leadership Excellence Award in the Trailblazer category from Women in Communications and Technology and is listed as a Woman Worth Watching by Diversity Journal.
Sandy holds an Executive MBA and a Master of Industrial Relations degree from Queen’s University, and an undergraduate degree in Public Administration from Carleton University.