Yvonne is a strong advocate for the UN Sustainable Development Goals in their mission to create a world that is healthy and safe for all life. She leads sustainability for Vermilion Energy Inc., a culmination of roles throughout her career with a strong focus on care for communities. She credits her work as a Canadian army peacekeeper in Cambodia with sparking a lifelong inquiry into multi-sector collaboration. Creating shared value and purpose is the foundation of her approach, which she leverages in her advisory roles with organizations and events such as Soul of the Next Economy Forum and the annual Together symposium on the SDGs. Yvonne holds an MSc in Sustainability and Responsibility, a Graduate Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility, and a BA in English and Management. She has also authored/co-authored several books, including Green Living For Dummies and the Everything Home Fix-It Book.