Kendra MacDonald is the CEO of Canada’s Ocean Supercluster, responsible for driving innovation and digital, sustainable, and inclusive growth in the ocean economy. Together with a team working across six cities in Atlantic Canada, Kendra is focused on changing the culture of doing business in the ocean from coast-to-coast-to-coast, increasing collaboration across ocean sectors and Canada’s global reach. In recognition of her leadership in building the cluster from the ground up, Kendra was recently named one of Atlantic Canada’s most powerful women in business by Atlantic Business Magazine.
Kendra was previously a Partner in Deloitte’s Risk Advisory practice and the Chief Audit Executive of Deloitte Global.
Kendra speaks regularly on the topics of innovation, future of work, and disruptive technologies, and also serves on the Board of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and is the Past-Chair of the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Technology Industries.
Over the course of her career, Kendra has both lived and worked in Ottawa, Montreal, Australia and Hong Kong before moving to St. John’s in 2010 where she now resides with her husband and two children.