Michael Smith

Chief Impact Officer


Michael is an influential leader with over two decades of experience in sustainable business + creating lasting value for leading organizations. He works with purpose-driven leaders as a CXO – where ‘X’ bridges Purpose, Strategy, Governance, Sustainability + ESG, Innovation, Partnerships + Marketing for Greater Growth + Positive Impact.

Michael has a track record of leadership working across sectors + industries. In house + as an external resource, he’s devised + delivered innovative strategies, programs, projects + partnerships for large corporations + high-growth startups, B Corps + impact investors, charities + NGOs. He engages with chief executives + boards, works across internal teams + supply chains to design, develop, procure + market high-quality products + services that benefit people + planet and grow brand value.

Michael acts as a trusted advisor, consultant + coach + to purpose-driven executives, boards + teams; he loves being a strategic growth partner for organizations with shared values. He is passionate + skilled helping leaders build + grow better brands that win by being best for the world!


thursday – 09:50am Work Shift Equality

Time Icon 25 mins

Location Icon St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts - Bluma Appel Theatre

Why DEI Strategies Affect Your Bottom Line

Explore the compelling link between Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) strategies and an organization’s bottom line. Join us to understand the role of DEI officers and why they are crucial in today’s business landscape. Hear the profound impact of DEI initiatives on not just a company’s culture, but also its financial prosperity.