Canadian Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs
Halifax, Nova Scotia
My Interest in Business Ethics
Academic - Faculty/Staff ; Voluntary Sector / NGO
Areas of Interest
Codes of Conduct ; Consumer Issues ; Consumer Issues - Consumer Rights ; Consumer Issues - Ethical Consumption ; Corporate Governance ; Corporate Governance - Self-Regulation ; Corporate Governance - Transparency ; Corporate Social Responsibility ; Education ; Gender ; Leadership
Me in Brief
Sheila Brown has had an extensive career in higher education and administration, culminating in ten years as President and Vice-Chancellor of Mount Saint Vincent University, a position from which she retired in 2006.
Based in Halifax , Nova Scotia she has continued her academic career as a consultant specializing in higher education talent development and a Professional Associate of the Centre for Higher Education Research and Development (CHERD) at the University of Manitoba. An Honours graduate of Cambridge University, she also holds an MA and PhD from the University of Alberta.
She has held positions in four Canadian universities, large and small, east and west, as faculty member, Department Chair, Dean and Academic Vice-President. She has been honoured with the Queen's Jubilee Medal and received the Distinguished Member Award of the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education in 2006. She was selected five times as one of Atlantic Business Magazine's "Top 50 CEOs in Atlantic Canada" and, in 2005, she was one of the first four inductees into the "Top 50 CEOs in Atlantic Canada Hall of Fame".
She served two terms on the Board of Nova Scotia Business Inc. and also chaired its Governance Committee for six years. She is an active volunteer in her profession and in her community. She currently serves as Executive Vice-President Leadership of the International Women's Forum of Canada and is a Board member of the Canada Foundation for Innovation.