Dr. Claudette Knight has over twenty years of experience in the Financial Services Industry as a Human Resource (H.R) professional and is passionate about delivering sustainable business results while enabling engagement and wellbeing in others. Claudette is currently VP Talent Development at CIBC where she leads a national team accountable for building employee and leader capability bank-wide. She is also HR’s Executive Sponsor for the CIBC’s ‘Run for the Cure’ and Executive Co-Sponsor for CIBC’s Black Employee Network. Claudette is an ally of CIBC’s Indigenous Employee Circle, Pride Network and Women’s Network. She presents regularly at CIBC events as well as externally, most recently the Chief Learning Officer Conference in 2019 and at the “Making Money Moves” event for the Black Professionals in Technology Network, in 2020.