WGOB Virtual Speaker Series Details

Join Amanda and Ryan 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 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 & Ryan Resch, ICD.D, Senior Partner, Southlea Group
12:40 PM - 12:55 PM
12:55 PM - 1 PM
Thank you & Wrap-up


  • Ryan Resch, ICD.D (Senior Partner at Southlea Group)

    Ryan Resch, ICD.D

    Senior Partner at Southlea Group


    Ryan is a founding Partner of Southlea Group. Ryan previously worked in Willis Towers Watson’s Toronto and Vancouver offices, where he specialized in executive compensation and governance for close to 20 years helping companies make meaningful change and drive positive business results.  Ryan led many of the practice’s largest client relationships across Canada and was the North American lead for its ground-breaking research on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors and human capital governance (HCG).

    Industry Focus

    Ryan works with a variety of publicly-traded, privately-held, joint venture and government organizations across many industries, with a focus on energy (oil & gas, power and renewable energy), industrial and technology organizations.


    Ryan has a Master of Business Administration in Management and Organization Studies from Simon Fraser University.  Ryan completed the Institute of Corporate Directors’ Director Education Program and holds the ICD.d designation.


    Ryan is the Chair of the Institute of Corporate Directors’ GTA Chapter. He frequently presents and writes articles on topical compensation and governance matters, including the World Economic Forum, NASPP, The Corporate Board and Equilar.

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

Single Registration for Non-Members

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