Susan Scotti is a recently retired senior executive with extensive experience in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors. From 2011 until January 2022, Susan served as the Executive Vice President of the Business Council of Canada. Prior to this, she was a senior executive with the Government of Canada for more than 30 years, last serving as Senior Assistant Deputy Minister with Human Resources and Skills Development Canada.
She has also held senior positions in numerous Ministries, as well as the Privy Council Office, in which she was responsible for national policies and programs in diverse areas, including culture and broadcasting, the integration and participation of ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, and seniors, Indigenous land claims, public pensions, and the government’s relationships with the not-for-profit sector.
Susan is a board member of the Ottawa Community Foundation, and formerly served on the board of the Ontario Trillium Foundation and Volunteer Canada. She is former Vice-Chair of the Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization and is the immediate past Chair of the Canadian Film Institute. She obtained the Chartered Director designation from The Directors College in 2014.