Patricia McLeod, Q.C., ICD.D

Patricia McLeod, Q.C. is a lawyer and corporate director with over 23 years of inhouse legal experience in regulated and deregulated companies and private practice law firms.  Patricia is proficient in the areas of corporate/commercial, compliance and securities law, corporate strategy, privacy, ethics, sustainability and social responsibility and corporate governance.

Patricia is currently the Associate General Counsel for Western Financial Group.  She has an MBA from Queen’s University and a law degree from the University of Alberta, is a Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional, and a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors accredited directors program. She was appointed as Queen’s Counsel in Alberta in January 2014.

She is also the Chair of the board of directors of Calgary Co-op, and is a board director and committee chair on the boards of Alberta Innovates and the Beverage Container Management Board. Patricia is passionate about community building and serving as a director in the not-for-profit sector of Calgary. She is currently Chair of the board of directors of the Calgary Film Centre and cSPACE Projects and is a past Chair of the board of the YWCA of Calgary and a past Vice Chair of the board of Calgary Economic Development. 

Patricia, her husband Dan, and their two daughters enjoy a busy active life in Calgary, including participating in various sports, arts and community activities and travel.