Kathy Kinloch, member of the Corporate Governance Committee, People, Culture and Compensation Committee.

Kathy Kinloch


Kathy Kinloch is a corporate director and was President of the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), a position she held from 2014 to 2022. Through a series of senior leadership roles, she has spearheaded successful strategic change initiatives in the post-secondary, government and healthcare sectors. Kathy’s other board positions include the World University Service of Canada, Business Council of BC, Surrey Hospital Foundation and the Public Policy Forum. She is also a member of the Business + Higher Education Roundtable and the Asia Business Leaders Advisory Council of the Asia Pacific Foundation, and chaired B.C.’s Emerging Economy Task Force.

Kathy’s accomplishments include a number of acknowledgements from reputable business publications and organizations such as: Vancouver magazine, BC Business, Business Vancouver, YWCA Metro Vancouver and the Women’s Executive Network. Kathy was also honoured as Canada’s Most Admired CEO in the Broader Public Sector Category by Waterstone Human Capital and is a recipient of the Order of British Columbia.

Kathy holds a Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelor of Science (with Distinction) from the University of Alberta, a Master of Arts in Leadership (Chancellors Award) and a Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching from Royal Roads University. Kathy also obtained an Honorary Doctor of Laws from Royal Roads University and an Honorary Doctor of Laws from Kwantlen Polytechnic University.

Kathy brings to the Board the experience and insight from a career in technology and healthcare, a demonstrated track record of senior leadership and governance experience with a particular focus on the public sector.