Manjit Sharma joined EDC’s Board of Directors in October of 2020. She brings over 30 years of depth and experience in a wide variety of industries. Ms. Sharma was most recently Chief Financial Officer for WSP Canada Inc. Before joining WSP, Ms. Sharma was on the National Executive Team of General Electric Canada (GE Canada), serving as Chief Financial Officer. Her responsibilities spanned strategic planning and analysis, mergers and acquisitions, tax oversight, risk, governance, diversity and inclusion. Ms. Sharma serves as a Board member of Finning, Vermilion Energy and TransAlta Corporation. She has also served on the Board of GE Canada and is Past Chair of the GE Canada Pension Trust, overseeing investment strategy. Ms. Sharma previously served on the Board of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce and has had leadership roles with the Greater Toronto YMCA (Past Board Member), Junior Achievement of Central Ontario (Past Governor) and FEI Young Luminaries Mentorship Program (Mentor). She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto and is a Fellow CPA CA. Ms. Sharma most recently completed her ICD.D designation at The Institute of Corporate Directors and her GCB.D designation from Competent Boards. Ms. Sharma has also been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women.