Vice-President, Corporate Governance
Meridian Credit Union
Corporate Secretary, Motus Bank
Director since: 2015
In January 2018, Brigitte joined Meridian Credit Union as Vice-President, Corporate Governance.
With Meridian’s launch of a federal digital bank in April 2019, Brigitte was appointed Corporate
Secretary of Motus Bank. In January 2019, Brigitte joined York University as Adjunct Professor
of Osgoode Hall Law School where she is Co-Director of the Investor Protection Clinic. Brigitte
is also a Subject Matter Expert for the Boardroom Dynamics and Risk Management modules of
the Chartered Governance Institute’s certification program.
Prior to Meridian, Brigitte held positions at Sun Life Financial as Vice-President, Associate
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary as well as Corporate Secretary and Head of Governance
of HSBC Bank Canada. Prior thereto, Brigitte spent close to a decade as Vice-President, Legal and
Corporate Secretary of Astral Media Inc. and prior thereto, she was Associate General Counsel
and Associate Secretary of Canadian National Railway Company.
Brigitte obtained her BCL/LLB degrees from McGill University (National Program) in 1988 and
was admitted to the Quebec Bar in 1989. She began her legal career at Norton Rose Fulbright
where she was named Partner in Business Law. She also obtained the designation of Certified In-
House Counsel –Canada (CIC.C). She is a Fellow of the Chartered Governance Institute.