Duncan is a Vice Chair of Deloitte Canada and Chile whose professional activities focus on major institutional investor clients, global private family businesses and regional governments. Duncan also leads Deloitte’s Future of Canada Centre, which is responsible for the thought leadership and public policy positions of the firm. As the inaugural Dean of Deloitte University North Duncan is responsible for leadership development at Deloitte Canada and Chile.
Duncan has been with Deloitte for 30 years and throughout that time has been passionate about not only serving clients, but growing and developing those around him. One area of particular pride has been the number of people Duncan has mentored to grow into incredible partners and leaders in the firm. His deepest belief is that leadership is about rolling up your sleeves and getting to work on shared challenges. He brings this approach to Deloitte’s ambitious Canada 175 eminence program, where he has driven perspectives on what it will take for Canada to be the best country to live and work in 25 years from now.
In addition to his client responsibilities, Duncan has been Director of Audit, Managing Partner of Edmonton and the Regional Managing Partner of British Columbia, and a member of Deloitte Canada’s board. In addition to his Deloitte responsibilities, he is an active member of several community organizations including chair of the innovation committee of the BC Business Council, and the boards of the Stanford Global Projects Center, the Lazaridis Institute and the United Way.
Lorraine’s expertise and talents create unprecedented outcomes for organizations and individuals. Her seminal work in inspired leadership delivers game changing outcomes. A thought leader in strategic speed, innovation and executive performance, Lorraine is sought out to contribute to the transformation of companies and individuals. Author of Feet to the Fire, How to Exemplify and Create the Accountability That Creates Great Companies, and forthcoming book, The 360 Degree CEO, Generating Profits While Leading and Living with Passion and Principles, Lorraine’s clients benefit from her experience as a corporate executive and strategic advisor. At TD Bank, 19th largest bank in the world, Lorraine was a member of the executive team who led the largest financial services merger in North American history. While at TransCanada, she was an integral contributor on the small team who led the successful first phase of Keystone pipeline.
Her global client base includes organizations such as Enbridge, BHP, Telus, KPMG, Brion, TransCanada, Deloitte, Engie and others. Lorraine chairs CEO Forums with participants from a variety of national organizations. Lorraine was named a Woman of Distinction in 2017, and in 2016 was inducted into the global Million Dollar Consulting Hall of Fame© and CV Magazine named Lorraine Best Leadership and Executive Consultant Western Canada.
Some of her published articles have appeared in American Business, Advantage, Oil and Gas Monitor and Pharmaceutical Compliance Monitor, The TJE American Business and others. Lorraine’s expertise is regularly sought by NY firms such as Coleman Research Group, Stern and Associates and Mosaic where she shares her expertise through webinars, debates and/or directly to global clients.
An active board director for over 25 years, Lorraine holds an ICD.D and contributes broadly to her community.
Lorraine holds a BA from Western University and a MBA from Athabasca University. She is married to the man she fell for at age 18 and loves spending time with her children, stepchildren and grandchildren. She and her husband are avid and adventurous travelers. Together they hiked Kilimanjaro and Machu Picchu, toured Kenya, Turkey, China, India, Thailand, Singapore, Bali, Malaysia and more. Frequent attendance at Burning Man is just one of the ways Lorraine satisfies her love of art, music, theatre and diverse cultural experiences.