Corporate Secretary

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Leanne Likness has acted as the Corporate Secretary for GABY since June 2018.  She is also President of Praevalidus Corporate Services Inc.  Ms. Likness has over 20 years in the corporate governance profession, acting in senior management roles and overseeing various governance programs and related public disclosure and securities compliance for both public and private entities, including, but not limited to, Shell Canada, Sun Life Financial, Superior Plus Corp., and ENMAX.  Ms. Likness is an active member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, the Institute of Chartered Secretary’s and Administrators, and the International Corporate Governance Network. 

Ms. Likness has received a Bachelor of Commerce Degree, a Masters of International Business Law, the Chartered Directors Designation, the Canadian Securities Course, many courses offered by the Canadian Institute of Financing Planning, including the Certified Financial Planner course, as well as a Securities Law Fellowship Degree.  Ms. Likness will also become a PHD of Law candidate through Oxford University in the Fall of 2020.

Ms. Likness is a frequent lecturer and author on corporate governance matters.  She also serves on the Board of Directors of Accessible Housing Society (and Chair of the Governance Committee).