WGOB Virtual Speaker Series Details

Join Amanda and Alex as they discuss trends in executive compensation and broader governance issues faced by Board and HR Committees in today's environment. They will leverage their experience and insights gained through their 25 year professional careers and from work with key clients at Southlea Group.


12:00 PM - 12:05 PM
Welcome & Introduction
by Deborah Rosati, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D, Founder & CEO of Women Get On Board Inc.
12:05 PM - 12:40 PM
Fireside Chat
with Amanda Voegeli, CFA, President & Managing Partner, Southlea Group & Alex Pattillo, Partner, Southlea Group
12:40 PM - 12:55 PM
12:55 PM - 1:00 PM
Thank you & Wrap-up


  • Alex Pattillo (Partner at Southlea Group)

    Alex Pattillo

    Partner at Southlea Group


    Alex is a founding Partner of Southlea Group. He previously worked at Willis Towers Watson as the market leader for the Toronto Rewards Practice, specializing in executive compensation and governance. For the past 15 years, Alex has advised boards and senior management teams on aligning pay programs with their business strategy and performance objectives. Alex led many of Willis Towers Watson’s largest client relationships in the Toronto market and was the Canadian lead of the North American Governance Team.

    Industry Focus

    Alex has diverse industry experience, with specific expertise advising publicly-traded organizations in the broader financial services, mining and technology industries.


    Alex has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Master of Industrial Relations degree from Queens University.


    Alex is a member of the Advisory Board for the Greater Toronto Area Rewards Association (GTARA) and a member of the Governance Professionals of Canada (GPC). He is also a former faculty member of the Directors College.

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  • Amanda Voegeli, CFA (President and Managing Partner at Southlea Group)

    Amanda Voegeli, CFA

    President and Managing Partner at Southlea Group


    Amanda is the Managing Partner of Southlea Group.  After growing the Canadian Rewards Practice over her three years of leadership, and 22 years of impactful advisory experience with Willis Towers Watson she co-founded the Southlea Group.  She is a well known and trusted advisor to boards and management of many of Canada's largest and mid-sized companies (both publicly-traded and private).  She uses her business acumen and direct approach to solve business challenges covering all matters related to pay levels, design and governance.

    Industry Focus

    Amanda works across all industries and has specific expertise working with asset managers (including, but not limited to, all of the Maple 8 pension plans), broader financial services and insurance, mining and technology.


    Amanda has a Bachelors of Commerce from the University of British Columbia.  She is currently enrolled in the Institute of Corporate Directors’ Director Education Program and holds her Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.


    Amanda is a member of the Canadian advisory Committee of the Global Equity Organization (GEO), member of Women Get On Board, and a Board member for the North American AT Children's Project.  She frequently presents on topics of compensation and governance matters

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Trends in executive compensation and governance: what should boards be thinking?

Single Registration for WGOB-Members

Member Price Complimentary
Trends in executive compensation and governance: what should boards be thinking?

Single Registration for Non-Members

Standard Price C$40

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