Darren Entwistle, President & CEO of TELUS Corporation.

Darren Entwistle

President and CEO

Darren Entwistle has been President and CEO of TELUS since 2000. Alongside the leadership team, he has guided TELUS’ evolution from a regional telephone company into a global data and wireless leader. Under Darren’s stewardship, TELUS has consistently generated operational and financial results that are world-leading, establishing a track record of driving global-best outcomes for its customers, communities and shareholders. Notably, this includes advancing TELUS’ leadership in social capitalism by inspiring the TELUS team to contribute 1.5 million volunteer hours in 2023 and $100 million to charitable and notfor-profit organizations, globally. Since 2000, the TELUS family has gifted $1.7 billion, including 2.2 million days of volunteerism – more than any other company in the world.
Darren's commitment to diversity and inclusion is evident through his role as a founding member of both the 30% Club Canada and the Canadian Board Diversity Council. He is also recognized as an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Conservatory, showcasing his dedication to the arts and culture. In recognition of his contributions to Canada, Darren was appointed to the Order of Canada. He has also been honoured with the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal in 2003 and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012.
Darren holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from Concordia University in Montreal, an MBA (Finance) from McGill University and a Diploma in Network Engineering from the University of Toronto. He has also received Honorary Doctorates of Law from McGill University, Concordia University, the University of Alberta and the University of Victoria, and has an Honorary Degree in Business Administration from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.