Catherine Beach headshot, EDC
Catherine Beach National Lead, Women in Trade, Inclusive Trade Export Development Canada

Catherine Beach is the national lead for Women in Trade on the Inclusive Trade team at Export Development Canada (EDC). As the lead for EDC’s Women in Trade strategy, Catherine focuses specifically on helping more women entrepreneurs export to grow their business. 

With more than 15 years’ experience in international business, marketing and partnership development, Catherine has worked with fast-growing startups, international development agencies, social enterprises and government organizations in Europe, Asia and North America. 

Catherine has a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) from Queen’s University in Kingston, ON, with a bachelor of international business (BIB) and a post-graduate in non-profit marketing from Carleton University in Ottawa. She’s also a certified scrum alliance product owner and is completing her designation to become a coach with the International Coaching Federation (ICF).