Lynda Arsenault is an expert in showcasing the Canadian Investment Advantage. With over 18 years of experience working in both the public and private sector, she has been instrumental in assisting international companies succeed in-market. For the past 10 years, Lynda has worked in senior management positions for the Nova Scotia government traveling globally attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) opportunities into Canada. A few of her successes include; assisting CapGemini (formerly IGATE) set-up operations in Nova Scotia and led the regional expansions of Xerox, Minacs Analytics Div. and ADP. Recently, Lynda began her own consulting practice focused on helping FDI clients make effective decisions on site selection while facilitating B to B partnerships.

Ms. Arsenault has held executive positions on multiple boards including: Contact Centre of Nova Scotia (CCNS), Digital Nova Scotia (DNS) and Nova Scotia Women in Technology (NSWIT). She currently sits on the regional board for the Indo Canada Chamber of Commerce and is Program Chair for the Canadian International Council (CIC). Lynda has been an active volunteer with Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia for over 10 years and acts as a business mentor for new university graduates.

Ms. Arsenault holds a Master’s Degree in E-Commerce (MEC) from Dalhousie University, an undergraduate degree from Saint Mary’s University and has obtained the Designation – Certified International Trade Professional CITP©/FIBP© through FITT. She has also gained multiple diplomas in international business, management and marketing while enjoying her hobby as a certified web page designer.