As CEO of DIGITAL, Sue leads a portfolio of digital innovation and capacity-building initiatives that in its first few years has accelerated the production of over 450 Canadian IP assets, over $800 million in follow-on investment in Canadian companies, created over 7,000 learning and development placements and is on track to drive $3.7 billion in revenue for Canadian companies. By accelerating digital transformation in the health, natural resources and skilling sectors, through the development and deployment of Canadian made digital technologies, DIGITAL is supporting the development and delivery of world-leading solutions that advance human health, improve environmental health, and create a skilled workforce for the digital world.
Prior to leading DIGITAL, Sue held leadership roles in major Canadian organizations including as CEO of LifeLabs, Canada’s largest diagnostic lab where she led major growth and technological advancements across Canada’s diagnostic sector. As CEO of Pharmasave, Sue led the delivery of some of the first online access tools for medication information for patients and as the first woman Managing Partner of Fasken Vancouver, Sue spearheaded the merger of three leading Canadian law firms into a Canadian national legal leading firm.
Sue serves on the Boards of TELUS International, CORIX and Own the Podium and, is the past chair of the BC Business Council and the Vancouver Board of Trade. She has received numerous recognitions for her community contributions including the Order of British Columbia, King’s Counsel, Honorary Doctorate of Technology, Influential Women in Business Lifetime Achievement Award, YWCA Women of Distinction, and the Peter Lougheed Award for Public Policy. Sue’s greatest joy is spending time in Canada’s wilderness with her husband, daughters and granddaughters.