Elizabeth Speers has more than 20 years of experience in education and business, including experience teaching in university, college and high school programs as well as senior management roles in industry in the areas of process reengineering, human resources and supply chain and strategic change management.
Elizabeth is a lifelong learner who has studied at various post-secondary institutions both full-time and part-time, resulting in an approach that encourages learning for all parties.
As the Director of the Centre for Business at George Brown College, Elizabeth empowers students and guides their focus and perspective on issues and opportunities in a manner suitable for their future business careers, creating a solid foundation they can build upon after graduating.
Doctor of Education, Developing Human Resources, University of Toronto
Master of Education, Administration – University of Toronto
Bachelor of Education,University of Toronto
Master of Science, Microbiology,University of Alberta
Bachelor of Science, Chemistry and Biology, York University
Areas of Specialization
Areas of Expertise
Training and Development
2000-2003-Director, Strategic Change, Canadian Tire
1999-2000-Director, Education and Change Management, Canadian Tire
1996-1999-Manager, Education and Training, Logistics, Canadian Tire
1997-1999-Manager of Ontario Skills Development Office,Seneca College
1982-1997-Supervisor, Training and Development and Operations,Ontario Hydro
Member-Board of Directors, Evangel Hall Mission, 2013-Present
Member-Board of Directors, Oikocredit Canada, 2012-Present
Leadership Achievement Award, George Brown College, 2013