Patricia Meredith

Adjunct Professor
Adjunct, Lecturer
Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Academic Qualifications: 

Patricia received her Ph.D. in Business Strategy from York University’s Schulich School of Business, MBA from McMaster University, and Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and of the David and Sharon Johnston Centre for Governance Innovation at Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, a Senior Fellow of the Centre for International Governance Innovation, and an Adjunct Professor of Strategy at Lakehead University.

Patricia Meredith has successfully taught Advanced Strategic Management (MGT2400) since 2010 and from 2000 to 2009 Strategic Management (MGT 1301).

Date joined Lakehead: 
September 2010
Previous Teaching/Work: 

Patricia is a former senior banking executive and strategy advisor, as well as an award-winning author, consultant, director and educator in the field of strategic governance. She was Senior Executive Vice-President of corporate strategy at CIBC, and Senior Strategy Advisor at Monitor Group, a global consultancy. She has taught strategy and governance at York University’s Schulich School of Business, Rotman School of Management, and Deloittes. Patricia has served as Director for several public, private, and not-for-profit organizations, including Brompton Group Limited, Sceptre Investment Counsel Ltd and the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.

Research Interests: 

Patricia is the author of three books on strategy and governance - Stumbling Giants: Transforming Canada’s Banks for the Information Age (2017), which won the Donner Prize for best public policy book of the year, Catalytic Governance: Leading Change in the Information Age, and Better Boardrooms: Repairing Corporate Governance for the 21st Century (2019). She co-founded to develop an online community of practitioners and approaches designed to meet the challenges of the information age, and is a member of numerous charitable programs and organizations.