Kathy Baig

Executive Director & CEO, École de technologie supérieure

With nearly 20 years experience, Kathy is an engineer and senior executive known for her strong leadership skills and strategic vision. In addition to her role as vice president, she oversees the operations of a major transportation group that is working to improve mobility in the greater Montreal area. With degrees in chemical engineering and in business administration, Kathy has worked as an engineer in the private sector for over 10 years, at Aéroports de Montréal, IBM and Pyrogenesis. From 2016 to 2022, as president of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ), Kathy was noted for her exceptional contribution toward restoring confidence in the profession and for her commitment to diversity and sustainable development in engineering.

A Fellow of both Engineers Canada and the Canadian Academy of Engineering, Kathy has received two honorary doctorates for her commitment and contribution to engineering, from École de technologie supérieure in 2021 and Concordia University in 2023. She serves on the boards of several corporate and charitable organizations, including Nav Canada and Fondaction, and is currently president of Engineers Canada.