Chief Operating Officer, ClearView Strategic Partners Inc.
Christa Wessel is the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel at ClearView Strategic Partners Inc., a consultancy firm with expertise in ethics reporting, whistleblowing systems and ethics programs. Ms. Wessel leverages her experience as a C-suite executive for global giants McCain and Siemens, where she held chief accountability for the governance and compliance, legal, human resources and stakeholder engagement portfolios. With a successful track record of spearheading transformative projects and initiatives in highly competitive international businesses, her extensive hands-on experience spans both developed and developing markets including the United States, Latin America, Europe and Asia.
Ms. Wessel is also a Corporate Director, and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Lallemand Inc., Hamilton Enterprises Holding Corporation and Hamilton Utilities Corporation and a member of the CSR Advisory Council, Export Development Corporation. She is also a Faculty Member at The Directors College. Ms. Wessel was called to the Bar in the Province of Ontario, holds an LL.B., University of Ottawa, B.A. Econ., York University, C. Dir., Directors College at McMaster University and is a Certified In House Counsel, Canadian Bar Association.
Ms. Wessel’s former board commitments include: Waypoint Centre for Mental HealthCare, Halton Healthcare Services Corporation (including serving as Board Chair); Siemens Canada Limited (and a number of its Canadian affiliates); and Oakville Hydroelectricity Distribution Inc. She is a frequent speaker at conferences pertaining to leadership, governance, and ethics. Ms. Wessel was appointed to CCC’s Board of Directors on July 1, 2019.