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Elyse Allan, C.M.
Former President and CEO, GE Canada

BA, Dartmouth College

MBA, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College


Elyse Allan served as President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Canada and Vice President of the GE Company.

She currently serves as a board director of Brookfield Asset Management, a global alternative asset manager, Westinghouse Electric Co., and the MaRS Discovery District. She is a founding chair of Invest Ontario.

Elyse is the recipient of honourary doctorates from five Canadian institutions. She has been recognized by various organizations including the Public Policy Forum, YWCA, Canadian Energy Association, and Women’s Executive Network. In 2014, she was appointed a member of the Order of Canada for her focus on engaging young girls and women in science, technology and innovation.

She graduated with her B.A. from Dartmouth and received an M.B.A. from the Tuck School of Business, where she completed her term serving as Chair of the Board of Overseers.