Anne Giar­dini

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PRE­VI­OUSLY #29, 2014) CHAN­CEL­LOR, SFU

Higher Ed­u­ca­tion A true Re­nais­sance woman, Anne Giar­dini—best­selling author, for­mer Wey­er­haeuser pres­i­dent, cur­rent chair of the Van­cou­ver Board of Trade—has no short­age of ac­com­plish­ments to her name. But ar­guably her big­gest achieve­ment in re­cent years has been over­see­ing smooth sail­ing at SFU as chan­cel­lor—this at a time of ex­treme tur­bu­lence at ri­val UBC. In Jan­uary 2017, the trained lawyer joined her mother— the late author Carol Shields—in be­ing named an o–cer of the Or­der of Canada.

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