Evaleen Jaager Roy

Ms. Jaager Roy is a consultant in business strategy and human resources, and an influential figure on Canada’s west coast. Her connections span the business, arts and culture, and non-profit sectors.

Evaleen Jaager Roy is the principal of Jaager Roy Advisory Inc., a Vancouver-based firm specializing in business strategy and human resources. Previously, Evaleen was employed at Electronic Arts, where she held three senior vice-presidential roles, the last of which was global in scope. As the head of human resources for EA Europe, Evaleen helped lead a $1.5 billion, 24-country business unit based in London. Evaleen has also worked in the energy and auto sectors in the United States and Canada.

Currently the chair of the Board of Governors at Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Evaleen is also a former chair at Simon Fraser University, where she was the first alumnus to hold this role. She presently serves on the Board of the Vancouver YWCA and on the Advisory Council of the Jack Austin Centre for Asia Studies at Simon Fraser University.

Evaleen holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an Honors BBA (Outstanding Alumni) from Simon Fraser University. In 2011, she received Business in Vancouver’s Influential Business Woman Award and in 2012 she was given a Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Award for service to Canada.