Theresa Tedesco has been a journalist for more than 30 years, covering major business, economic and political events.
Most recently, Theresa was the chief business correspondent for the National Post, where she was responsible for covering – and uncovering – business stories and events of national significance. During that time, she developed a reputation in the business community, especially among senior leadership, as detail-oriented, analytical and insightful. Theresa also wrote a monthly column for Financial Post Magazine that focused on corporate governance issues and crisis management matters. Over the course of her career as a journalist, Theresa has received numerous newspaper and magazine awards and citations, as well as a Gemini.
Theresa began her career at the Globe and Mail, she later worked for Maclean’s magazine in the Parliamentary bureau in Ottawa, the Financial Times of Canada, and as a reporter for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s business program Venture. A regular radio and television commentator, Theresa has also written for numerous Canadian publications, including Chatelaine and Toronto Life, as well as the New York Times. In 1996, she authored the best-selling book Offside: The Battle for Control of Maple Leaf Gardens.
Theresa Tedesco is the first journalist to graduate from the Directors’ Education Program at Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, and she is also a recipient of the Stanford-Rotman Corporate Governance Day certificate. A regular participant on business panels for industry and regulators, Theresa was a long-standing member of the national adjudicating panel for the 50 Best Managed Companies in Canada.