President & CEO, The Economic Club Of Canada
Rhiannon Traill is Owner, President and CEO of The Economic Club of Canada and recognized as one of the most accomplished business influencers in Canada, hosting more than 100 events per year featuring world leaders from politics, industry, the arts and culture discussing the most important issues of the day.A graduate of Ryerson University, Rhiannon joined The Economic Club in 2008 and became Owner, President and CEO in 2011. In 2013, 2015 and 2017 Rhiannon was named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Business by the Women’s Executive Network in the Telus Future Leaders and the Sun Life Trailblazers & Trendsetters categories. In 2014, Rhiannon was elected to Ryerson University’s Board of Governors, where she is responsible for the governance of the university, control of its property and revenues and the conduct of its business and affairs. In 2016 she was named one of Canada’s Change Agents by Canadian Business Magazine. Rhiannon has also served on the Toronto committee for the Canadian Blood Services Campaign for All Canadians, and she currently serves as a member of the Council of Champions for the national not for profit, Children First. In 2012, Rhiannon launched the Annual Voice of Hope Awards in Ottawa, recognizing outstanding humanitarians who have dedicated their lives to the equality of women and children around the globe. She is currently a regular panelist on the “Moore in the Morning” Roundtable segment, offering her opinions on the major news stories of the week, and airing every Thursday morning at 8:50 am on Newstalk 1010 Radio. Rhiannon is passionate about giving a voice and influence to Canadian youth in major national discussions and decisions. To that end in 2011, she conceived and founded the not for profit Junior Economic Club of Canada, designed to supply the tools and programs to inspire Canadian youth to become financially literate, civically engaged and socially responsible. To date, more than 35,000 students from across Canada have engaged in the Junior Economic Club of Canada’s six programming offerings and the Club has granted more than $100,000 in academic scholarships.
Rhiannon is also a runner, golfer, singer and she and her husband are the proud parents of two young boys.