Deborah Rosati is an accomplished corporate director, entrepreneur, Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant (FCPA) and certified Corporate Director (ICD.D) with more than 25 years of experience in the retail and technology sectors. An experienced audit committee chair, Deborah provides extensive knowledge as a Corporate Director in the areas of financial and enterprise risk management, corporate strategy, CEO succession planning, strategic planning, public company accounting and reporting and corporate governance.
Currently, Deborah’s corporate engagements are as a Corporate Director and Chair of the Audit Committee for Sears Canada and her recent appointments to the NexJ Systems Board and Chair of the Audit Committee, and to the Department Audit Committee for Correctional Services Canada. She is also a Co-Founder of Women Get On Board, a member-based forum that connects and promotes women to corporate boards. Deborah’s community engagement include her alma mater’s Goodman’s School of Business Dean’s Advisory Council and the launch of the Deborah E. Rosati Entrepreneurship Co-op Award.
Deborah is a frequent speaker on corporate governance, leadership and entrepreneurship. Selected as a Diversity 50 2014 candidate, she was also recognized in 2012 as one of WXN’s Top 100 Canada’s Most Powerful Women in the corporate director category award. She was Chair of the Nomination Committee and the Chair of the Board of the Canadian Internet Registration Authority, and also the Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee of the National Ballet School. In addition, Deborah was also the Co-chair of the Ottawa Chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors and a former member of CPA Canada Risk Oversight Governance Board.
Event: 09-29-2015 Women On Boards