Denise Carpenter, ICD.D, GCB.D
Director, Cashco Financial
Denise Carpenter is an experienced c-suite executive, board chair and director and executive coach with broad experience in several business sectors. Denise is recognized as a collaborative, engaging leader and coach. She is respected as a strategic, politically savvy, and socially sensitive thought leader and is known for a calm, collaborative, measured approach to fact-based decision making while keeping a view on the future effects and growth of the business.
An early leader and advocate of ESG, she has spent her career advocating for companies and governments on issues that matter most to Canadians and acting as a trusted confidant to senior executives and governments.
Denise is currently Independent Chair, Blue Cross Canada, Independent Director and HRCC Chair, Ontario Medical Association. Chair of the Board, Oshawa Power and Utilities Corporation, Director, Synergy North and Board Chair at Ronald McDonald House Charities Toronto, In 2018, Denise was appointed to the Diversity 50 Cohort, recognizing Canada’s most diverse and eligible board candidates. She is an active and accredited member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, The International Coach Federation and the International Women’s Forum.