Christa Wessel

Christa Wessel is the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel at ClearView Strategic Partners Inc.  ClearView provides expertise and solutions to leaders who want to build resilient and responsible organizations. ClearView Connects™ people and organizations through its ethics reporting and whistleblowing system. Christa is responsible for ClearView’s growth strategy including creating and implementing a plan to re-platform and modernize the technology and continue to improve ClearView’s cybersecurity posture.

Prior to joining ClearView, Christa was a Senior Advisor with The Change Alliance where she provided leading-edge advice and support to Boards of Directors and senior leaders in the areas of reputation, culture and ethics.

Ms. Wessel leverages her experience as a C-suite executive for global giants McCain and Siemens, where she held chief accountability for the governance and compliance, legal, human resources and stakeholder engagement portfolios.  As part of her mandate, she was responsible for ensuring the business was aligned with organizational values and objectives, and that business strategies and social mission met stakeholder’s expectations.

Ms. Wessel is also a Corporate Director, and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Lallemand Inc., Hamilton Utilities Corporation, and Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care, and a member of the CSR Advisory Council, Export Development Corporation and Ryerson University’s Leadership Centre Advisory Council.   Ms. Wessel is also a faculty member at The Directors College. She is called to the Bar in the Province of Ontario, holds an LL.B., University of Ottawa, B.A. Econ. York University and C. Dir., Directors College at McMaster University.