Brenda Eaton is an experienced corporate director. Based in Victoria, British Columbia, Brenda serves on the boards for a number of private, public, and not-for-profit boards. She currently is Chair of Transelec and serves on the Boards of Westland Insurance, Technical Safety BC, BC Ferries, and Victoria’s Wastewater Treatment Project Board (Vice Chair).
Prior to becoming a corporate director, Brenda was a senior leader in the BC government: from 2001-2005, Brenda was Deputy Minister to Premier Gordon Campbell and also held other executive positions, including Deputy Minister of Finance and Treasury Board; Energy and Mines; and Social Services. For several years, Brenda was Chief Financial Officer of a Health Authority.
Brenda has also been active in the non-profit sector. She is currently Chair of the Max Bell Foundation, Vice Chair of BC Alzheimer’s Society and on the Board of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. She is also a Juror for the Donner Award.
She is certified by the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D) and has received several recognition awards, including the Queen’s Jubilee Award for community contribution, University of Victoria’s Distinguished Alumni, and WXN’s 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada.
Brenda has a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Victoria.