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The IESO President and CEO and Leadership Team are responsible for implementing the strategic direction and initiatives for the organization in keeping with its statutory objectives. They also provide advice and recommendations to the IESO Board of Directors.

Carole Workman, Director

Carole Workman, DirectorCarole Workman was appointed to the IESO Board of Directors on July 24, 2015. She is also Chair of the board's Audit Committee.

Ms. Workman currently serves as a member of the Board of Allstate Insurance of Canada and chairs its Compliance and Audit committees. She previously served on and chaired the Board of Governors of The Ottawa Hospital, Ontario's largest academic health center.

Ms. Workman had a long career in executive and financial management, retiring from the University of Ottawa as its Vice-President, Finance and Administration, in 2009. Throughout her career, she was active in numerous university associations, having chaired the Council of Senior Administrators of Universities of Ontario and the Canadian University Reciprocal Insurance Exchange, an insurance cooperative that provides property and liability coverage to Canadian universities.

Her previous experience as a director includes the boards of Hydro One, Hydro Ottawa, the Federal Bridges Corporation, the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Care Group, the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.

Ms. Workman is a Chartered Professional Accountant -- Chartered Accountant and holds an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree and a Master’s degree in public administration, and she completed the Harvard International Management Program in 1997.