Evaleen Jaager Roy
Evaleen Jaager Roy advises CEOs and organizations on strategy, HR and leadership. Her clients span the architecture, development, investment and technology sectors and also include some of British Columbia's leading non profits. Prior to starting her own company, she served as Vice President of Human Resources for Electronic Arts, helping to build the industry in its early high growth years in B.C., across Europe and for a global division. She served as HR Director at Westcoast Energy and began her career in the US auto sector.
Evaleen is active in the community. She served as Chair of the Board at Emily Carr University of Art + Design for five years, helping to pave the way for the iconic new campus which opened in 2017 and as Chair of the Board at Simon Fraser University, Canada’s #1 Comprehensive University. Currently Evaleen chairs the HR and Compensation Committees of the Banff Centre – the world’s largest arts and creativity incubator – and the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada. She is Co-Chair of Simon Fraser University’s Innovation Advisory Council.
She is recognized as an outstanding Alumnus from Simon Fraser University, is a Vancouver Influential Business Woman Award winner as well as recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. In recognition of her community impact, she has received Honorary Doctorates from Emily Carr and Simon Fraser Universities. She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BBA (Hons) from Simon Fraser University.