Deputy Director, Chief Compliance Officer, Compliance Sector, FINTRAC
The APEX CEO Impact Award celebrates and honours an individual who works with the Association of Professional Executives to deliver an outstanding contribution to the achievement of APEX’s vision and mandate in Advocacy, National Engagement, Service Excellence and Business Sustainability. The Award is conferred to an individual with distinction who leverages their leadership and influence to deliver significant impact to the executive community aligned to APEX’s strategic direction. It also aims to recognize executives for demonstrable, sustained impacts that may result from a single influential contribution or from an ongoing commitment to the APEX mandate
Donna Achimov is an inclusive leader and has made an impact inside and outside the Government of Canada. She has been integral in helping to shape the public service innovation agenda and culture of openness, transparency, and integrity. Respected as a credible voice in decision-making, she has a reputation for collaborating with strategic partners, federal, provincial, municipal, and territorial counterparts, as well as industry to support the public service’s goals.
In her past role as Chair of the Board of Directors for the Association of Professional Executives of the Public Service of Canada (APEX), Donna was and remains a strong advocate for respectful workplaces, and actively promotes health and well-being across the federal public service. Donna’s support and dedication to the executive community is an inspiration and this Award is meant to be for leaders like Donna who continue to support APEX, the community, and individuals as a mentor, coach, and authentic leader.