Lisa de Wilde


Lisa de Wilde is a corporate director and served as Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Educational Communications Authority (TVO) from 2005 to 2019, transforming the educational broadcaster from an analog operation to an innovative, fully digital leader. Prior to joining TVO, Lisa was President and Chief Executive Officer of Astral Television Networks and legal counsel for the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission. Lisa is an Adjunct Professor in the Schulich School of Business MBA Program in Arts, Media and Entertainment Management, and currently serves on the boards of Toronto Global, the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and the École de danse contemporaine de Montréal. She also served on the board of the Toronto International Film Festival, which she chaired from 2013 to 2016.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and a Bachelor of Laws from McGill University, as well as Honorary Doctorates of Laws from Brandon University and Ryerson University. In 2015, she became a Member of the Order of Canada. In 2009, Lisa was recognized with the Women’s Executive Network Canada’s Most Powerful Women Top 100 award, and in 2013, was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.