Vice President, Administration
and Chief Financial Officer

Jill Matthew

Jill’s 25 years of business experience in both the private and public sectors has served her well since joining NorQuest College in 2013. Jill has served in multiple executive roles at NorQuest, both as Chief Customer Experience Officer and in her current role as Vice President, Administration and Chief Financial Officer.

In her time at NorQuest, Jill has provided leadership in the areas of Technology, Facilities, Finance, Recruitment, Office of the Registrar, Indigenous Relations, and Student Services. Under Jill’s leadership, NorQuest constructed the Singhmar Centre for Learning and completed the renovation of the Civic Employees Legacy Tower. Her passion to create better experiences, strategic thinking, and care for staff and learners cultivate an environment that supports growth and improvement. Jill implemented improvements to the college’s internal controls, information security posture, and streamlined operational processes to support significant growth in learners. She is the Executive Lead for the college’s Emergency Operations Centre and, most recently, held responsibility for leading the COVID-19 Public Health Response Team.

Prior to joining NorQuest, Jill was an executive with EPCOR for over 13 years, overseeing various business functions including Strategic Planning, Corporate Development, Billing, Contact Centre, Meter Operations and Retail Energy procurement. As the Divisional Vice President, Customer Services and Business Planning she was responsible for the corporate entity Energy Services, a $300 million subsidiary of EPCOR.

Jill has served as the Audit Committee Chair for Athabasca University and was inducted into the university in 2013. She is currently serving on the boards of Bissell Centre, uDigit Systems, and Alberta Safety Codes Council. She is the Chair of the Bissell Centre and Chair of the Human Resources & Governance Committee for the Safety Codes Council. Jill is a Chartered Accountant, Certified Management Consultant, and holds an Institute of Corporate Directors designation.