Colleen is Chief Client Officer at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP. She is responsible for implementing Osler’s client-focused business development strategy. Colleen works closely with the Managing Partner and the members of the firm’s Client Relations Committee to deepen and strengthen existing client relationships and also provides advice and guidance on new markets and business development opportunities. One of the original founders of The Judy Project, Colleen currently serves as its Business Director.
Colleen has extensive experience building successful companies and valuable brands. She is a respected business leader with senior management experience in financial services, technology, business and web-based services. Colleen has held a variety of corporate leadership positions and has a deep understanding of business development strategy in the services sector.
Colleen has had a long successful career in the financial services industry that spans over 20 years. She began her career at Merrill Lynch and CIBC. Colleen was a co-founder and President of E*TRADE Canada – building the firm from its pioneering roots as an e-commerce start-up to its position as the largest independent on-line investment firm in Canada. She also served as Vice President and General Manager of E*TRADE Financial Global Corporate Services. In her role as President and CEO of Nexient Learning Colleen successfully restructured and recapitalized this company, transforming it into Canada’s leading corporate learning and skills development provider. As Entrepreneur in Residence at the private equity firm Signal Hill Equity Partners she worked to identify and evaluate new Canadian mid-market investment opportunities and also assisted portfolio companies with strategy execution. Prior to joining Osler, Colleen was Head of Marketing at East Coast Fund Management, a hedge fund firm launched by the former heads of TD Securities and Scotia Capital.
Colleen is Lead Director for Solium Capital (SUM:TSX), and Vice Chair of the new Women’s College Hospital upcoming capital campaign. She also serves, and has served, on many professional and community boards, including the Task Force to Modernize Securities Legislation in Canada, Canadian Scholarship Trust Foundation, Canadian e-Business Initiative, Covenant House of Toronto, TSX Policy Committee, Investment Dealers Association and Stratford Summer Music. Moorehead was recognized as a recipient of the 2010 Marketing Hall of Legends in the Business Builder category in 2010.
Colleen has an honorary doctorate of civil law from St. Mary’s University, and an honours degree in business administration from Wilfrid Laurier University.