Anne Sado joined George Brown College, as president, in 2004, after a career as a telecommunications executive. Anne has been recognized by The Women’s Executive NetworkTM as one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women of 2010. She is chair of the board of Orion and past chair of Trillium Health Centre. Anne also sits on the boards of organizations such as the Toronto Board of Trade, Legacy Private Trust and the Toronto Financial Service Alliance. In the past, Anne has also served as chair of Colleges Ontario’s Committee of Presidents, and sat on the boards of the YWCA of Greater Toronto, Junior Achievement and the Canadian Hearing Society Foundation. She was inducted into the University of Toronto’s prestigious Engineering Hall of Distinction, in 2010, and awarded the Ontario Professional Engineers Gold Medal, in 2007. She has also received the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal for her work with the YWCA of Greater Toronto, the Professional Engineers Ontario Citizenship Award for contributions to her community, and an Arbor Award from the University of Toronto. Anne holds a masters of business administration from the University of Toronto as well as a bachelor of applied science in industrial engineering. Anne was also awarded a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, from the University of Toronto, in June 2011, and received Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 award from the Women’s Executive Network in 2014.
Anne has been a member of the board since 2012, and chairs the Governance and Human Resources Committee.