In her role, Ms. Kattackal will work with the Canadian Chamber and Chamber Network to promote diversity and inclusion in Canada. (File: Canadian Chamber of Commerce)
(OTTAWA) – May 4, 2021 – The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is extremely pleased to announce that Rose Kattackal has joined as a new consultant on diversity and inclusion.
In her role, Ms. Kattackal will work with the Canadian Chamber and Chamber Network to promote diversity and inclusion in Canada.
“The Chamber has the ability and responsibility to make a real difference in promoting diversity and inclusion as we are the largest business association in Canada,” said Gayla Brock-Woodland, Chief Operating Officer of the Canadian Chamber. “We want to improve membership support to fill their talent and skill gaps with underrepresented members of the Canadian population while supporting business-to-business learning and best practices.
“When we started our search, we knew we were looking for an exceptional candidate,” said Brock-Woodland. “We needed someone with policy and program knowledge, a proven track record of influencing organizational change, and most importantly, real experience. We found this rare combination with rose. “
Rose Kattackal has over two decades of organizational transformation experience to innovate strategy, policy, program, and operations. She has worked in various portfolios in defense, social and technology organizations and has helped shape diverse and inclusive organizations and communities to empower and leverage economic, social and sustainable opportunities for employees, leaders, customers and citizens.
“I am thrilled to join the Chamber,” said Ms. Kattackal. “Jobs are critical in this area and I look forward to working with the Canadian Chamber and Chamber Network to help build diverse and inclusive businesses that support our families, our communities and our country.”
Ms. Kattackal holds a Masters in Public Policy from Queen’s University. She holds a bachelor’s degree in biology and commerce from the University of Ottawa and is a certified public accountant.