Isabelle Courville F.ICD
Chair, Canadian Pacific Railway; Director, Veolia Environnement
Isabelle Courville, an engineer and a lawyer by training, is Chair of the Board of Directors of Canadian Pacific Railway. Ms. Courville was active for 30 years in the Canadian telecommunications and energy sectors. She served as President of Bell Canada’s Enterprise Group and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Bell Nordiq Group. Following that, Ms. Courville was President of Hydro-Québec Distribution and HydroQuébec TransÉnergie. She is a board member of Canadian Pacific Railway, Veolia Environment, the Institute for Governance of private and public organizations and the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) - Quebec.
Ms. Courville received the McGill Management Achievement Award for her contribution to the business world and community involvement. In 2012, she was selected among Fortune Magazine’s 50 Most Powerful Women in Business. In 2010, the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec awarded her the Prix Hommage for her exceptional contribution to the engineering profession. In 2017, she received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Montreal.