Kristine is responsible for driving the firm’s Inclusion and Diversity agenda across the organization in 147 countries, and spearheads the implementation of KPMG’s Collective Action Plan, a set of practical steps KPMG will take to tackle injustice and inequality.
With over 25 years’ experience across talent acquisition, inclusion and diversity, and social impact, Kristine has led innovative strategies and partnerships that include women and intersectionality, anti-racism, LGBTQ2+, refugees and newcomers, inclusive leadership and mental health, to name a few.
As a community leader, Kristine has been a member of the Refugee Roundtable, and sits on the Diversity Council and Top 100 Diversity Committees of the Women’s Executive Network. She is a committee member of the Chief Inclusion Officer Forum for Ascend Canada, and the Inclusion Advisory Committee of the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council.
Kristine’s lived experience as a young refugee to Canada, a wife and mother of two children under 10 are deep motivators for her drive. Her mission is to create shared economic prosperity in a sustainable and equitable world for future generations.
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology - University of Waterloo
Mental Health First Aid Certificate - Mental Health Commission of Canada
Inclusive Leadership Certificate Program - Catalyst Canada
Psychological Health & Safety Certificate - Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace
Mental Health Certificate - Queens University/ Morneau Shepell
National Refugee Roundtable, Member
Women's Executive Network (WXN)
Judge and Diversity Committee member for Top 100 Awards.
Ascend Canada’s Chief Inclusion Officer Advisory Committee, Member
Inclusion Advisory Committee for TRIEC, Member