Brenda J. Eprile ICD.D, FCPA
Director, Assuris (Canada)
Brenda Eprile is a seasoned corporate director with experience serving on various board committees and being board chair of two publicly listed companies (TSX and NASDAQ). She led mortgage lender Home Capital Group’s board of directors in responding to a severe liquidity crisis in the spring of 2017. She was involved in securing the support of Berkshire Hathaway as a strategic sponsor through a major equity investment and provision of a $2 billion liquidity backstop. Ms. Eprile also played a key role in settlement of major regulatory and class action proceedings.
Ms. Eprile’s business background includes running the national risk consulting practice for PwC Canada. Prior to her consulting career, she was a senior member of the Ontario Securities Commission as Executive Director, capping twelve years as a securities regulator, including six years in the Office of the Chief Accountant (as Chief Accountant and Associate Chief Accountant) and two years in the Enforcement Branch.
Currently, Ms. Eprile chairs Global Container Terminals Inc. board, the Audit Committees of Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure plc and Canary Medical Inc., and the Human Resources Committee of Westport Fuels Systems Inc. She is also a director of Assuris, the protection fund for the life insurance industry in Canada and serves on the board of One Queen Capital Inc., a portfolio company of CPP Investments.