Shannon MacDonald
Vice Chair, Industry, Chief Inclusion Officer
Deloitte

Shannon MacDonald enjoys working with private companies and governments as a Vice Chair at Deloitte. She leads the firm’s work with the Government of Ontario, sits on the Global Deloitte board, and is the firm’s Canadian Chief Inclusion Officer. She has been a member of the Executive of Deloitte nationally and on the Canadian Board of Deloitte. She has also served as the firm’s national health care leader. Her experience includes twenty-five years of public accounting and consulting services.

Ms. MacDonald co-chairs a council on Inclusive Leadership for the Ontario Government. In addition she sits on the Partnership Council on Employers of Persons with Disabilities for the Minister of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure.

Ms. MacDonald has served as the engagement partner for various Deloitte private company and public sector clients in Ontario and Atlantic Canada. She has conducted due diligence, external audit, risk management, internal audit and governance assignments for various entities.

In a volunteer capacity, she currently sits on the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council and the Board of Mount St. Vincent University. Ms. MacDonald has championed productivity improvement efforts through mentoring of start ups and development of entreprenurial curriculum development.

Ms. MacDonald has a BBA from UPEI, a Chartered Accounting designation and a Masters of Health Science from University of Toronto. She has been recognized for two years as one of the Top 50 CEOs in Atlantic Canada and twice as one of Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women. She is also a Fellow Chartered Accountant.