Paulina Hiebert has been a corporate director since 2017. Previously, Ms. Hiebert was a legal and financial executive in the retail and financial services sectors where she obtained extensive experience with public income funds, debt and equity financing, corporate governance and international expansion.
Ms. Hiebert was the Vice President Legal and Corporate Secretary of The Northwest Company Inc. from 2009 through 2017. Prior to that, she was Vice President Legal and Corporate Secretary for The Brick Group Income Fund (2002 to 2009) and Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer for Trans Global Insurance Companies, the financial services segment of The Brick Group (2004 to 2009). She left private practice in 1997 and joined ATB Financial as Associate Counsel, which position she held until 2002. She began her legal career in 1994 with Milner Fenerty (now Dentons LLP) after holding several senior commercial lending and investment manager positions in the banking and venture industries.
Ms. Hiebert is currently the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Alberta Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporation (provincial regulator for Credit Unions in Alberta), and a Trustee and Chair of the Governance, Nominating and Compensation Committee of the Boston Pizza Royalties Income Fund.
Ms. Hiebert holds a B.Comm and LL.B (with Distinction) from the University of Saskatchewan and an MBA (with Distinction) from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. She is a member of the Law Societies of Alberta (practicing) and Manitoba (non-practicing).