Leader, Impact Ventures, KPMG Canada
Tania created and leads two groundbreaking national strategic initiatives at KPMG in Canada – the Community Leader Strategy, and Impact Ventures. Impact Ventures assists clients to integrate the creation of positive social and environmental impact into their growth and profit-making strategies. The Community Leader Strategy is one of the four pillars of KPMG’s business, focusing the firm’s resources and expertise to drive social change and sustainability. Prior to taking on her current positions, Tania spent ten years in various client service roles in both the Advisory and Financial Services Practices of the firm. Tania is an author, speaker, and consultant on corporate social responsibility, social innovation, and impact investing, including a recent article in the Globe and Mail “Your business can facilitate social change by doing what it does best”. She is a member of Canada’s National Advisory Board to the G8 Social Impact Investing Taskforce, and was the lead author of an issue paper submitted to the Taskforce “Catalyzing Impact Investing: The Opportunity for Governments“. Tania also holds a unique appointment in The Royal Household at Buckingham Palace, serving as Lady in Waiting to HRH The Princess Edward, Countess of Wessex. Tania has a long-record of board governance and volunteer leadership at the local, national and international levels.