As Vice President, Workforce Strategies, Kim plays a lead role in designing and implementing OTEC’s workforce development consulting solutions. Kim works closely with OTEC’s senior consulting team, network of associates, clients and partners to transition projects from concept to execution. Kim’s passion for workforce innovation and collaborative delivery models has resulted in impactful projects and partnerships that enhance workforce capacity and drive positive social and economic outcomes for people, businesses and destinations.
Kim is a seasoned project manager leading OTEC’s dynamic portfolio of workforce development initiatives. As a subject matter expert in planning and executing pan-provincial workforce development strategies, Kim has directed projects such as the Contextualized Essentials Skills Demonstration, led by Blueprint ADE and funded by the Ontario Centre for Workforce Innovation (OCWI) as well as the Tourism SkillsNet Ontario network of sector-based training consortia launched in 2018. Kim also collaborates regularly with OTEC’s project partners implementing diversity and inclusion strategies that leverage workforce technology including Ryerson University, Magnet, First Work and MaRS Discovery District.
Kim was recently awarded the distinction of an Aspen Institute Economic Opportunity Fellow after successfully completing the 2018 Toronto Sector Skills Academy. Kim holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree from Queen’s University as well as a Master of Environmental Studies degree in Tourism Policy and Planning from the University of Waterloo.