Shona McGlashan

Profession Field: Governance

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Shona McGlashan has over twenty years’ experience in senior governance and policy roles on both sides of the Atlantic.

Shona is the Chief Governance Officer at MEC (Mountain Equipment Co-op), Canada's leading outdoor retailer, where she is responsible for the co-op's governance practices, elections, corporate reporting, and co-operative sector engagement. She was previously the Executive Director for the Vancouver Police Board and, before emigrating to Canada, served as a clerk in the UK Parliament, providing professional and procedural support for investigative committees of MPs, the Speaker, and the House of Commons Commission.

Shona is a director of the Canadian Cancer Society, BC and Yukon division. She is a member of Governance Professionals of Canada and the Institute of Corporate Directors, and holds a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics from Manchester University. Shona lives in Vancouver with her husband and their two elementary school-aged kids.

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