Gayle is a Risk Management Professional with a Masters Certification in Business Continuity and other risk disciplines. She has operational and consulting experience in all areas of Business Continuity Management. She is a proven leader, skilled communicator and project manager with expertise in the following risk related disciplines; Governance, Enterprise Risk, Emergency Response Planning, Crisis Management Planning/Communications, Business Continuity Planning, IT Disaster Recovery Planning, Supply Chain Risk, and Pandemic Planning.
Gayle’s risk experience crosses many industry sectors including agriculture, mining, manufacturing, health care, retail, and financial services. Gayle currently works for Sun Life Financial providing governance oversight for their global business continuity program.
Gayle is active in a number of volunteer roles related to the Business Continuity Profession. She is Treasurer for the Disaster Recovery Information Exchange - a not for profit association for Business Continuity professionals, providing opportunities for learning and networking. She is also a Director on the Board for DRI – Canada which is the preeminent certification association for Business Continuity professionals in Canada.
Gayle has spoken at a number of conferences and has authored many articles in industry related publications.