Speaker Profiles

Roanie Levy

Roanie Levy

President & CEO

Access Copyright

As President & Chief Executive Officer, Roanie Levy is leading Access Copyright through a time of exciting transitions – striking new partnerships and finding innovative ways to serve our country's writers, publishers, readers, teachers and learners. A dynamic and engaging leader, Roanie has championed intellectual property rights throughout her career. In boardrooms, classrooms, and before policy makers, Roanie initiates open and honest discussions about the creation of content alongside access to information – matters that are interdependent and essential in today’s ever-evolving cultural climate.

Roanie has held key positions on major policy files at Canadian Heritage and Industry Canada and has extensive experience in the private sector. With degrees from the London School of Economics, Dalhousie University, and Universite de Montreal, she is fluently bilingual and has been called to the bar in Ontario and Quebec. Roanie resides in Toronto, Ontario, with her husband and children.

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