Evaleen Jaager Roy
Evaleen Jaager Roy advises CEOs on talent and strategic HR and coaches executives for top performance. Her clients span the architecture, development and investment sectors and also include some of BC’s leading non profits. Prior to starting her own company, she served as Vice President of Human Resources for Electronic Arts, helping to build the industry for a decade in its early high growth years in Vancouver, across Europe and globally. She served as HR Director at Westcoast Energy and began her career in the US auto sector, working in Detroit and New York City.
Evaleen is an active community builder. She served as Board Chair at Simon Fraser University, the first alumna to be elected to this role. Currently, she is Chair of the Beedie School of Business Advisory Board at SFU. Evaleen also served as Board Chair at Emily Carr University of Art + Design, helping to pave the way for the iconic new campus. She is Past Chair of the HR & Compensation Committees of the Banff Centre – the world’s largest arts and creativity incubator – and the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada. She is past Board Member at Curatio, one of BC’s celebrated early stage health tech companies. Evaleen is recognized as an outstanding Alumna from SFU, is a BIV Influential Business Woman Award winner as well as a recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. In recognition of her community impact, she has received Honorary Doctorates from Simon Fraser University and from Emily Carr. She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BBA (Hons) from Simon Fraser University. In 2019 she was appointed Honorary Consul for Estonia in BC and in 2021, elected to serve on the Executive Council of the BC Consular Corps.