Tanya Gracie has expertise in supporting strategic decision making in the areas of risk management, change management, innovation and governance. She works as the senior advisor at Central 1, across business lines and with member credit union executives and directors mainly in Ontario, purposefully engaging them in credit union strategy, and providing insights into the disruption facing the financial services industry. She was appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of the National Capital Commission (NCC) where she chairs the Audit Committee and has previously served on the board of Your Credit Union in Ottawa, including as board chair. Tanya has leadership experience working with companies in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, including many within the Canadian co-operative sector, a public policy think tank, and with the Public Health Agency of Canada on risk management and the organization’s experimentation and innovation culture. Tanya has a bachelor’s degree from Wilfrid Laurier University, a master’s degree in Community Economic Development, an executive MBA from the University of Ottawa, and she holds the ICD.D designation and is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors – Rotman Directors Education Program.