Ms. Kennedy is responsible for OLG's strategic human resources, and talent and change management, with the goal of being one of Ontario's leading employers and a world-class leader in responsible adult gaming entertainment. As Senior Vice President, Risk and Audit (Interim), Ms. Kennedy is responsible for advancing OLG’s risk management, business continuity, and internal audit programs. Most recently, Ms. Kennedy served as OLG’s Vice President, Social Responsibility and as Senior Strategic Advisor to the CEO.
Before joining OLG, Ms. Kennedy served as the Deputy Minister of Treasury Board Secretariat and prior to that, was the inaugural President and Chief Operating Officer at the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS).
Ms. Kennedy has two decades of senior public policy and regulatory experience, having led high profile projects, including work with OLG, OCS, the Liquor Control Board of Ontario and Metrolinx. Ms. Kennedy also held senior positions leading policy and strategy in Cabinet Office and the Ministries of Health and Long-Term Care, Transportation, and Government and Consumer Services.