Global Manager Inclusion & Diversity, Finning International Inc.
Erin Leonty is passionate about promoting workplace inclusion leading to better business results and healthier communities. As Global Manager of Inclusion & Diversity at Finning International, Erin is responsible for leading the implementation of an ambitious multi-year strategy to embed inclusion of diversity into Finning’s people and business processes.
Erin was born and raised in Alberta, a graduate from the University of Alberta’s School of Business with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance. Prior to Finning, Erin was the Regional Director for Catalyst, a global non-profit research and advisory organization with a mission to accelerate progress for women through workplace inclusion. Erin started her career financing heavy equipment with General Electric and went on to provide strategic consulting services to Western Canada’s oil & gas industry as a manager with Deloitte.
Throughout her career, Erin has actively volunteered to promote inclusion in the workplace, including co-leading the GE Women’s Network, serving on Deloitte’s Diversity Council, and serving as a founding director of the Edmonton Business Diversity Network. She is the exhausted yet proud mother of two young daughters, Ava (5 years) and Zoe (3 years). As such, Erin is eternally grateful to her partner, Eric Leonty, for sharing equally in household responsibilities and championing her career ambitions; setting a strong example for the type of partnership our children deserve.
A Discussion on Inclusion & Diversity in the Professions – Friday, April 26 at 10:20 a.m.