Kerris Hougardy

Vice President, People Services , Colliers

Kerris Hougardy is Vice President People Services – North America, heading Colliers’ human resources functions for Canada and the USA. She coaches, mentors and manages a high performing team of over 70 human resources professionals with a focus on strategic business partnerships, talent management, learning & development, employee experience excellence, employment brand championship, diversity & inclusion and continuous process improvement. Kerris is also an Executive Champion of Colliers’ North America Diversity & Inclusion Program leading strategy around building a diverse and inclusive workplace through awareness, education, mentorship, networking, and internal programs. Prior to this Kerris had a long career in Talent Acquisition spanning two continents and working across multiple industries for small boutique search firms, large multinational recruitment companies as well as starting up and running her own recruitment firm for nearly 6 years.