Speakers Bureau

Discover a powerful lineup of experts and thought leaders ready to shed light on critical issues surrounding whistleblowing - workplace culture, psychological safety, reporting mechanisms, legislation and the impacts of retaliation. Our speakers bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the forefront, offering valuable insights into the world of ethics, transparency and accountability.

From legal and financial to ethical and cultural considerations, our roster of speakers will engage, inform, and educate your audience. Whether you’re an organization seeking to foster a safe, "speak-up" culture or hosting a development day looking to inform on the impact of workplace culture, or a topic custom-made for you, our experts are available to you.

Explore our speakers’ profiles, topics and expertise to find the perfect voice for your next event, training session or conference. Demonstrate your organization's commitment to ensuring a culture of transparency and ethical conduct that will attract and retain the best that Canada has to offer.


Catherine Philips, MD, FRCP(C)

Psychiatrist, educator and whistleblower with an interest in Mindfulness training and trauma.

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Jennifer Fraser, PhD  

Award-winning educator, author, speaker, coach and whistleblower.

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Julie Gouin, M.A.,  c.o., ASC

Guidance Counsellor, consultant in Organizational Psychology and whistleblower.

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Marc Tasse, MBA, FCPA, FCA, CFF

Chartered Professional Accountant, expert on
corporate misconduct, crisis response, and ethical
leadership and part time professor at Ottawa University.

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Pamela Forward, MA, GCCR. President, Whistleblowing Canada 

Mediator,  coach, trainer & researcher.

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Richard Rappaport, MSW, Psychotherapist

Psychotherapist, trauma specialist, a sex and couple counsellor, organizational consultant, teacher, broadcaster and author with an interest in “moral injury”.

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Vicky Poirier, CPA, CPA IFA, CF

Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)and expert in Forensic Accounting (CPA∙IFA, CFF), owner and president of Quantum Group and ALIAS™, a confidential and anonymous reporting mechanism.
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Joanna Gualtieri

Lawyer and prominent Canadian whistleblower. Previous Chair of the Board of the world’s leading whistleblower organization — the Government Accountability Project (GAP), in Washington, DC.

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Ian Bron, PhD

Leading Canadian scholar on whistleblowing with an interest in the design and evaluation of whistleblowing systems .  Former federal government regulator, naval officer, teacher, and whistleblower.

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