Brenda Eaton is the Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education. Brenda is a corporate director, sitting on a number of corporate and not-for-profit Boards including Fortis BC, Powertech, Transelec, Canada West Foundation and Max Bell Foundation. She was also the Chair of BC Housing, which is responsible for developing and managing subsidized housing.
Prior to becoming a corporate director, Brenda held a variety of senior positions in finance, including four years as CFO at a health authority. She also served as Deputy Minister in a number of government departments. For four years she was Deputy Minister to British Columbia Premier Gordon Campbell.
Brenda has been awarded the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal, has three times been named in the 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada, and in 2008 was voted Consumer Choice's BC Business Woman of the Year.
Brenda received her bachelors and masters degrees in Economics from the University of Victoria and is a regular speaker on performance management and board governance.