HRLeaders-Speaker Linda-Speedy

Linda Speedy

Chief Human Resources Officer, KPMG in Canada

Linda is the Chief Human Resources Officer for KPMG in Canada. She has 20 years of experience at KPMG partnering with practices across the country and leading national HR initiatives.

In her role as Chief Human Resources Officer, Linda leads KPMG’s Talent Attraction, Learning and Development, and Alumni strategies for KPMG in Canada. In her role, Linda participates in KPMG Canada’s Management Committee meetings and represents KPMG Canada globally as the Head of People.

Prior to being named the CHRO, Linda was the Executive Director of Human Resources and member of the HR Leadership team for the past 10 years. LinLinda enjoys spending time with her husband, Jeff and children Brett and Kylee.da has led strategic initiatives for KPMG focused on compliance and human resource operations as well as employee development, engagement and performance. She is a strategic business partner and effective relationship builder with a deep understanding of professional services firms.

Linda is the co-chair of the Executive of the YMCA Competitive Basketball Club in Fredericton and involved as a member of various community based initiatives in Fredericton. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Acadia University and Masters in Business from Simon Fraser University.

Linda enjoys spending time with her husband, Jeff and children Brett and Kylee.