Petra Kuret is the Head of Partnership at SkyHive – a for-profit, social impact B Corp that provides an AI end-to-end reskilling platform aimed at addressing unemployment in the world. Previously, Petra was the Senior Vice President of Business Transformation, driving innovation across the enterprise to ensure Vancity continues to deliver the greatest impact – to its members, communities, and employees in order to deliver the business results. Petra brings passion and energy to deliver strategic planning, innovation, operational excellence and change management in pursuit of transformation.
Petra enjoyed a successful 25-year career at Accenture as the Managing Director for British Columbia and serving clients across North America from both a consulting and outsourcing capacity. Petra has been recognized in Canada by being named one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada in 2016 and 2017.
Petra dedicates many hours to organizations making contributions to the community. She currently serves as the Board Chair for the German Canadian Care Home overseeing the building and delivery of a new innovative care model for seniors. In the past, she has had leadership roles with Minerva, BC Women’s Hospital and BC Children’s Hospital as well as at her children’s school. Petra enjoys antiquing, cooking, travelling and exploring the outdoors. She is also trilingual.