Carol Hansell’s legal career closely tracks the development of corporate governance law in Canada.
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Just as she took her first small steps out of law school, Canada was awakening to the inadequacies of the system for holding companies’ boards of directors to account.
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Almost three decades later, she has played a major role in dragging the field into the 21st Century, collecting a plethora of awards along the way. In the last three years alone, she has picked up a Lexpert Zenith Award, the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, and been named to lists of Canada’s Top 25 Women of Influence, as well as its 100 Most Powerful Women.