Kimberley Messer is the VP of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for IGM Financial including IG Wealth Management, Mackenzie Investments and Investment Planning Counsel. Her mandate is to expand and implement the DE&I strategy across IGM, integrating DE&I with all business and people practices to deliver programs and initiatives that help drive an inclusive employee experience and enable business success. Prior to joining IGM, Kimberley spent 21 years with IBM, where she advised clients worldwide on how to address LGBTQ2S+/diversity and human capital as a strategic business driver. In 2018, Kimberley was awarded the Leaders to be Proud of Advocate Award for significant contributions in the area of LGBT workplace advocacy. In 2019, she won the Business Leader of the Year Award from the CGLCC. She lives in Toronto with her wife Kirsten and two children.
VP of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, IGM Financial