Corien is a 30-year brand and marketing veteran who brings passion and expertise to a broad range of projects. In her recent career, she’s developed brands and marketing strategies for many non-profits including VON Canada, CHEO, the Ontario BIA Association, the Canadian Paediatric Society, Queensway-Carleton Hospital, the Canadian Lung Association, the Canadian Cancer Society and the Ottawa Food Bank among others.
Her current volunteer activities include counsellor with the Canadian Cancer Society, and she has served on a number of non-profit Boards. Before going agency-side, Corien was an executive in Ottawa’s vibrant high-tech scene. Corien also mentors the business leaders of tomorrow.
She was the director of the Marketing Certificate Program at Carleton University’s Sprott School of Business and was on the faculty of Lead-to-Win, Ottawa’s leading program for entrepreneurs and emerging leaders. Corien is also a co-founder and partner in Brand Clarity, an Ottawa-based agency that specializes in brand and brand communications. Corien holds a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto.