15 Feb Episode 93: How is Work Being Redefined?
A different episode this week as Work and the Future Host Linda Nazareth is interviewed about her just-released book Working it Out: Getting Ready for the Redesigned World of Work. Special guest Bridgett Anderson, President and CEO of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, talks to Linda about the forces that are changing the economy and the ways that they are shifting the future of work.
Bridgitte Anderson is the President and CEO of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade – Western Canada’s most active and influential business association, known for influencing decision-makers, and educating, connecting with, and engaging our communities.
Bridgitte is the first woman to lead the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade in its 136-year history. She is committed to building a more competitive and sustainable economy while evolving the Board’s programs to foster a more diverse and inclusive region.
Her career has focused on public policy, business, and journalism. Prior to Bridgitte’s current role, she was the Vancouver General Manager for Edelman, a global public relations firm advising clients on crisis communication, media strategy, and government and stakeholder relations. Following a 20-year career in journalism, Bridgitte also served as Press Secretary to BC Premier Gordon Campbell, leading communications the 2010 Winter Olympics and the 2009 BC election.
Bridgitte holds the ICD.D designation from ICD-Rotman Directors Education Program and IAP2 Certification in Public Participation.
Linda Nazareth is an economist, futurist and expert on the future of work and the author of five books the most recent of which is Working it Out: Getting Ready for the Redesigned World of Work (Relentless Press, 2023). She is also a regular columnist for the Globe and Mail and CBC Metro Morning and the Host of podcast ‘Work and the Future’. As a sought-after keynote speaker, Linda’s audiences have spanned a range of audiences and have included clients such as The Economist Magazine, American Express, E & Y and the Bank of Montreal all of whom have benefitted from the way that she can take huge ideas and distill them into information that organizations can use for their own strategic planning purposes.
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