Joanne HughesExecutive Director Emerging Leaders' Dialogues Canada

Joanne Hughes is an innovative leader of non-profit organizations and as the Executive Director for Emerging Leaders' Dialogues Canada, brings her expertise in organizational development, project implementation, revenue diversification and stakeholder partnerships. She is an Advisory Committee Member for the Gender Summit 18 and a former Director of the Association of Emerging Leaders' Dialogues.

She has managed the operational requirements of an international secretariat, The Commonwealth Association of Public Administration and Management, and in this position liaised between foreign national ministries, the private sector, civil service organizations and donor agencies at senior levels in the planning and implementation of conferences and projects on public administration across the Commonwealth.

Barbara Crompton - President, ELD Canada

Zoe MacLeod, PhD, CEC, ACC
Director, Professional and Continuing Studies at Royal Roads University

Zoë Macleod is a certified executive coach, change agent, and Director for Professional and Continuing Studies at Royal Roads University. As an educational consultant she works mainly in the fields of leadership, executive coaching, change management, and effective organization design and development.

Through her extensive experience, including design and delivery of award-winning transformative leadership development programs for organizations across the globe, numerous graduate level certificate programs and the co-creation of a health leadership capabilities framework (LEADS) adopted across Canada, Zoë has come to believe that strong relationships and partnerships based on trust and collaboration are integral elements in the success of an organization.