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Kirsten Tisdale

Kirsten was appointed EY’s Managing Partner of Canada’s Government and Public Sector (GPS) practice in 2016.  She also leads British Columbia’s Advisory Services team.  Prior to the Canadian GPS appointment Kirsten served as the firm’s Global Government and Public Sector Advisory Leader where she sat on the global GPS executive team and drove solution development and investment strategy in the GPS sector in over 100 countries.  She also serves as the Global Client Service partner for one of Canada’s largest and most complex accounts.

She has nearly 25 years of experience in advising clients in over 20 countries on designing and implementing complex transformation programs.  She brings a combination of strategy, hands on complex program execution experience, and a deep understanding in the role of human capital in driving change.

Kirsten was a leader in EY’s consulting practice between 1998 and 2000 and joined Cap Gemini Ernst and Young after the split, where she worked for several years in large scale transformation and outsourcing.