Elizabeth Lim is the National Diversity Officer for the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC). With over 15 years of diversified experience in commercial lending, Elizabeth is well acquainted with the trials and tribulations of Canadian entrepreneurs. Throughout her career, she has successfully married her business know-how with her passion for creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and community.
Being a first generation Canadian of mixed-race heritage, Elizabeth has first-hand experience in the challenges of non-inclusive workplaces. She has leveraged her experience and perspective into strong advocacy. Elizabeth supports diversity and inclusion communities within BDC, with an emerging expertise in Indigenous inclusion. She also sits on the Refugees Jobs Agenda Roundtable, helping refugee talent to connect with employers in the GTA.