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Jan Stewart, BSc, MA and MBA

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Graduate Career Coach

Jan has extensive experience recruiting and advising Chief Executive Officers, C-suite executives and Boards of Directors both in Canada and internationally. She is a highly regarded expert in executive and Board search and human capital issues.

After starting her career in the nonprofit sector, Jan completed her MBA in Finance and Accounting at Columbia University and spent the next ten years with J. P. Morgan in both New York and Toronto. From 1990 to 2015, she worked for the global executive search firm Egon Zehnder, where she headed the Canadian Financial Services Practice, became the Toronto Managing Partner and served on the Global Executive Committee for several years.  She joined the Ted Rogers School of Management as Executive-in-Residence of the MBA program in 2016.

In addition to her professional career, Jan has extensive governance experience in the mental health field, including having served as Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Jan is also part of the Board of Directors at Kerry’s Place Autism Services.