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EP702: Ava Yaskiel on Experiential Learning

What opportunities lie on the other side of taking risks and embracing changes in your career?

Ava Yaskiel is a Senior Strategic Advisor to the public and private sectors focusing on business planning, strategy and structure. She was the G7/G20 Deputy Minister of Finance & Associate Deputy Minister of Finance for Canada until 2021.

Ava has held various roles over her 30-year career as a lawyer at Norton Rose & Fulbright where she was Partner, Global Head of Corporate, M&A and Securities. Ava also spent six years at the Ontario Securities Commission holding a variety of positions in Senior Legal Counsel (Acting Director) of the Office of the General Counsel, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, related party transactions and related policy matters.

We talk about Ava’s one-of-a-kind career journey, her experience working on boards, the importance of having a vision for your life, and her time spent representing Canada as Deputy Minister of Finance.


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