AVP Human Resources – Silvia Lulka MIR PCC, IGM Financial
Silvia works at IGM Financial, a leading wealth and asset management company in Canada. She is the lead Human Resources Business Partner for the Mackenzie Financial asset management business, as well as several corporate-wide shared services. Previously, Silvia held senior Human Resources roles across several industries in the US and Canada, including over ten years at Rogers Communications, a leading Canadian telecommunications company. One of the highlights of her time at Rogers was establishing a coaching function with the primary focus of helping customer-facing leaders sustainably elevate empowerment and performance with their teams.
A catalyst for personal and organizational transformation, she is consistently recognized for her collaborative approach to enable others’ success and ability to build long-lasting high-trust relationships. As a coach, she creates a safe space for her clients to explore and develop by tapping into their strengths and expanding their potential beyond what they thought possible.
Silvia is frequently invited to share her expertise and has spoken at Harvard’s Institute of Coaching Conference, Columbia University’s International Coaching Conference, ContactAtlantic, Society of Consumer Affairs Professionals in Business, Strategic Capability Network, Conference Board of Canada, the Human Resources Professionals Association, and various International Coach Federation panels.
Silvia has a Master of Industrial Relations and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sociology, both from Queen’s University. A life-long learner, she credits her Montessori roots for her curiosity and ongoing pursuit of knowledge. She is a Business Coaching Advantage Certified Coach and has been granted the designation of Professional Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation.
Outside of work, Silvia serves on the Board of Directors at Beth David Synagogue and volunteers with Up with Women, a charity that provides coaching support for women emerging from homelessness. Most importantly, she loves spending time with her husband and three children.