Kim WestHalifax, Nova Scotia
Kim is responsible for the strategic direction and growth of Royer Thompson, a Canadian talent management firm. Previously, in 2012, Kim became a partner in NATIONAL Public Relations, based in Toronto, where she was also chief client officer. Before that, she spent over 20 years in Halifax as a co-owner of a pre-eminent communications advisory firm. She was a founding director of the Atlantic Chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors, and currently serves on the board of directors of Medavie Inc., Medavie Health Foundation (chair), Verity International and the Institute for Research on Public Policy. She has completed the ICD Director Education Program, earning the designation ICD.D, and she holds a BA in political science from St. Francis Xavier University.