Loretta Renard is COO and interim CEO of Canadian innovation accelerator REMAP. A member of the all-women leadership team since 2014, Renard has been instrumental in founding, developing and deploying REMAP’s mission to fund transformation, drive collaboration across industry and academia, and enable Canadian companies to navigate the digital economy.
Renard is an experienced executive with 25+ years of operations, strategy, corporate governance, communications and change management leadership for both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. Prior to joining REMAP, Renard provided corporate communications for a global electronics manufacturer serving the healthcare and technology sectors. Loretta was a communication and change management consultant, delivering digital healthcare assessment solutions for the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care community care sector, and was Brand Manager for a global medical imaging, surgical software and IT services company. Renard was REMAP’s Canadian Global Impact Challenge lead for SingularityU Canada.
Renard is a lifelong volunteer and has supported a number of important causes including on-the-ground earthquake relief initiatives in Haiti, the Out of the Cold Breakfast Program and the Weekend to End Breast Cancer.