Petra Kassun-Mutch is deeply committed to playing a role in re-shaping how business operates in society. She served as Executive Director of the Imagination Catalyst, currently at OCADU where she re-designed, renewed, and better-aligned efforts to support, train and coach entrepreneurs in “the art of the start”. Prior to OCADU, Petra was Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Guelph, plus Founder and CEO of the awarding winning Fifth Town Artisan Cheese Company. Petra also had an 18-year career as a senior publishing executive.
Petra brings 10 years of public and private enterprise board experience including Vice-Chair of the Board at OCAD; the Dorothy Ley Hospice; Queen’s Centre for Responsible Leadership; the Dean’s Advisory Board at the Rotman School of Management; the Canadian Nature Conservancy (National Board), and ZooShare.ca.