Kadie Ward

Kadie Ward: Commissioner and CAO, Pay Equity Office of Ontario

Kadie Ward, Pay Equity Commissioner, Pay Equity Commissioner

Ms. Ward is a seasoned executive whose career to date has been characterized by successful collaboration across public, private and civil society organizations to design and deliver inclusive economic growth strategies that engage traditionally marginalized populations and provide equal opportunities for all to contribute to the economic health of their community.

Her expertise has taken her around the world working with legislators and businesses to establish programs to support women-led micro and small enterprises as well as women’s participation in the economy. Ms. Ward most recently worked to implement aspects of the Canadian Government’s “Feminist International Assistance Policy” where her work focused on promoting the equitable participation of men and women in their local economy and democracy.

With an MBA from the Kellogg-Schulich School of Business conferred upon her by York University and Northwestern University, Commissioner Ward has experience working with business and governments internationally to support equitable economic growth.