Chief Legal Officer
With 17 years of providing global legal, privacy and risk management leadership to both public and private companies, including in the health and wellbeing space, Susan is a trusted advisor and business partner, and assists TELUS Health with implementing its strategic and tactical objectives. Susan supports a team that provides legal, risk and regulatory support to the business.
Susan joined TELUS Health following the acquisition of LifeWorks, where she worked for 12 years and served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. At LifeWorks she was responsible for and had oversight over legal, risk, privacy, corporate communications, SOC compliance, internal audit, sustainability and corporate social responsibility. Her work included support for mergers and acquisitions, investor relations, litigation management and the provision of advice in capital market activities, privacy and security matters, company communications and governance and other support to the LifeWorks Board.
Prior to joining TELUS Health, she worked at law firms in Toronto and St. John’s. She was among the first graduating class of the Rotman School of Management’s Leadership Program for In-House Counsel and holds the title of Certified In-House Counsel, Canada (CIC.C). In 2016, Susan was recognized with Lexpert’s Rising Star award, which acknowledges leading lawyers under the age of 40 from across Canada who have made contributions to the community or profession, such as volunteering, board membership and/or teaching.