Jeannine Pereira

As EY Canada’s talent development & learning leader, Jeannine leads a team of organizational development, diversity and learning consultants to develop and deploy learning, increase employee engagement, build high performing teams, grow leadership competencies and onboard new hires.

Jeannine has extensive expertise in diversity and inclusion and is passionate about fostering an environment of belonging in the workplace. An advocate for inclusion, Jeannine enjoys helping other organizations and communities accelerate their talent development and inclusiveness agenda. During her tenure as EY’s Diversity, Inclusiveness and Human Equity leader, EY was on Canada’s Best Diversity Employer List 7 years in row since inception of the award. Today EY continues to be recognized on the Best Workplaces and Best Workplace for Women lists. Most recently, Jeannine moderated a conversation with Wes Hall “Racism is our Pandemic.”

In 2008, Jeannine received the Ernst & Young Rosemarie Meschi award in the Rising Leader category, an internal award recognizing inclusive leadership and 2014, she received Ascend’s Manulife Mentor of the Year award. Jeannine has served on boards for the Conference Board’s Council for Inclusive Work Environments, Ascend Canada and the Canadian Board Diversity Council.

Today, Jeannine is an Executive in Residence and member of the Leadership Council for the Ian O. Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership and a volunteer with United Way’s Women United.

Jeannine is married and has two teenage daughters. She enjoys fitness and playing the piano.

Jeannine Pereira
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