Kate Broer has been appointed as the global inclusion and diversity officer at Dentons, the law firm. She will report directly to Elliott Portnoy, global CEO, Dentons.
For over four years, Broer has been associated with Dentons as partner – Dentons global client development, based out of Toronto. She was responsible for client development initiatives, key client relationship management, leading client listening initiatives, and innovation and transformation in client engagement and service delivery.
For about 19 years, from 1996 to 2015, Broer was partner at Dentons Canada LLP.
This law graduate from York University – Osgoode Hall Law School, also holds a BA in political science and government, from the University of Toronto.
Broer posted on social media about how energised she was “to take on a new role as global inclusion and diversity officer at Dentons” and to work with the “global leadership and Dentons colleagues and clients around the world, as we strive for greater inclusion, equity and diversity in everything we do”.
At Dentons, Broer will work to create and implement strategic programmes, providing guidance to the leaders on issues pertaining to inclusivity and culture of equality across Dentons’ operations in over 200 locations.
Dentons, has an India desk in Singapore, with extensive experience advising local and foreign businesses and corporations on their investments in Singapore, India and the region. It also has a dedicated India team in the UK, across Europe and the Middle East.