School of Policy Studies

School of Policy Studies
School of Policy Studies

Automation and the changing nature of skills needed in the workplace

Catherine Chandler-Crichlow

President & Chief Human Capital Officer
3C Workforce Solutions

Thursday October 5, 2017,  12:00 pm 
Robert Sutherland Hall, 138 Union Street, Room 202

A light lunch will be available starting at 11:30 AM.  All are Welcome


Catherine Chandler-Crichlow | October 5, 2017

 

Catherine Chandler-Crichlow

President & Chief Human Capital Officer
3C Workforce Solutions

Abstract:  The presentation will focus on the impacts that increased digitization and automation have on the skills and competencies needed in the workplace. The importance of alternative careers will be highlighted as a possible solution.

Biography:

Dr. Catherine Chandler-Crichlow is the President & Chief Human Capital Officer of 3C Workforce Solutions. With close to 30 years of experience in human capital research and development, she has worked on a range of initiatives that span private, public and voluntary institutions in Canada, Central Europe, Latin America, South-East Asia and the Caribbean. She was the inaugural Executive Director of the Centre of Excellence in Financial Services Education, and has held executive positions at worked as TD Bank Financial Group, and the Toronto International Leadership Centre for Financial Sector Supervision, a financial sector development initiative funded by the Government of Canada, the World Bank, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). She has also completed capacity building assignments with organizations such as the World Bank, The Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Malaysia. In the education sector, she held the position of Director – Corporate Programs, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. 

An active volunteer, Dr. Chandler-Crichlow is a Member of the Planning & Partnership Table: The Ontario Highly Skilled Workforce Strategy of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD); Member of the External Advisory Committee on Inclusion and Diversity – Secretary of Cabinet (Ontario Public Service – OPS); Chair - Toronto Region Immigration and Employment Council (TRIEC); Board Member – Postsecondary Education Quality Assessment Board (PEQAB); Chair and Co-Founder: The African and Caribbean Board of Industry & Trade; Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the Francophone Workforce Development Council; and was the Chair: Black Business and Professionals Council Advisory Body - City of Toronto. Dr. Chandler-Crichlow also participated in the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship & Immigration’s Expert Advisory Panel which led to the province’s first-ever immigration strategy that was introduced in 2012; and as a member of the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development’s Reference Group on university funding model reform for Ontario universities with the final report being delivered in 2015. 

As an Ontario Graduate Scholar, she completed a doctorate in education from the University of Toronto. On a fellowship from the Organisation of American States (OAS), she completed a Masters in Education from Harvard University, USA. Dr. Chandler-Crichlow holds a Diploma in Education as well as a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree from University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago. 

In celebration of Canada 150, The Philanthropist, selected Dr. Chandler-Crichlow as one of Canada’s leaders in the non-for-profit sector.