Mark Crestohl is the Canadian Lead for Employment and Labour Law at Accenture Inc., a leading global professional services company. As a member of the North American Employment Law team, Mark provides employment and labour advice and representation to Accenture on a broad range of topics, including employee relations, employee privacy, workplace accommodation, inclusion and diversity and dispute resolution. As part of the global team, he is tasked with “looking around the corner” to anticipate and proactively manage emerging regulatory, public policy and disruptive changes to the law of the workplace such as Applied Intelligence and agile workforces. He also participates in both domestic and global policy initiatives and supports new business ventures.
After realizing his passion lay in the field of labour and employment law while starting his career at a full-service Toronto law firm, he moved to the in-house environment more than 20 years ago, where he has worked for large employers, with national and international presence, in both the federal and provincial jurisdictions. He recently completed a term as a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE) and currently serves as Chair of the Advocacy Committee. He is also a former Vice-Chair of the Canadian Centre for Ethics & Corporate Policy. He graduated from the University of Windsor with a joint LL.B./M.B.A. degree and enjoys photography, hiking, golf, tennis, hockey and skiing.