Fil D’Urbano is a senior Human Resources Executive and trusted Advisor with a track record of building winning strategies in culture shaping and change management for top-tier organizations. As a critical business leader with extensive experience across several industries, Fil has set the agenda and led strategic planning for executive & organizational development, employee engagement, and corporate governance. Known for fostering long-lasting partnerships and focusing on transparency and integrity, Fil understands how to shape world-class teams for today’s business landscape.
Fil began her career in telecom and aerospace with CAE, Bombardier, Pratt & Whitney, and Marconi Communications before shifting her focus to the world of retail (Groupe Dynamite, Limited Brands). Fil is currently Chief Leadership and Mindfulness Officer at international fashion retailer Ardene. In addition, she is a Registered Corporate Coach (WABC) and is certified in Mental Health leadership in the workplace (Queens University, Morneau Shepell).
As a passionate advocate for conscious leadership and mindfulness, Fil is breathing new life into the way organizations think about leadership. Through mental health awareness and training programs, keynote speakers, mindfulness programs that span the entire employee lifecycle, and conscious leadership practices, Fil is helping businesses recognize the positive impacts of leading with authenticity and compassion at both the individual and organizational level.
As part of her commitment to community and social responsibility, Fil currently sits on the Board of the Ardene Foundation, the Executive Advisory Board for Nurau, a mental health advocacy group, and the John Molson School of Business Undergrad Case Competition (JMUCC). In addition, she has previously served as a Board Member for the Economic Development Board of Ville Saint-Laurent and Weizmann Canada (Montreal Chapter).