Gail McBride is an experienced board director with a prior career as a senior business leader with extensive experience in government and the private sector in the technology, energy, engineering and food industries for organizations such as BC Hydro, McKesson Medical Imaging, HA Simons and BC Trade Development Corporation. Gail has led marketing and communications for public and private sector organizations, led the start-up of new business areas, and implemented business transformation and change management initiatives across organizations. Gail’s skills in business strategy, building and leading teams, establishing partnerships, influencing policy, branding and developing concepts from an idea stage through to execution have led to measurable results.
Gail has served as a Director and Board Member on a number of not-for-profit organizations, most recently serving on the Boards of the Minerva Foundation for BC Women and the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and currently on the West Vancouver Historical Society Board. She is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and has chaired Governance and Nominating, and Communications Committees. Gail holds an MBA and BSc. Agriculture (Food Science) from the University of British Columbia.