Anna Ventresca is Vice President Legal Services and General Counsel at Hamilton Health Sciences. She was admitted to the Bar in 1994, following degrees from Western University and McMaster University, and has practiced almost exclusively as in-house counsel with multinational, public companies. Anna brings extensive knowledge of corporate governance and compliance gained through roles at Nortel and Philip Services. While in the private-sector, as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary she provided oversight of all legal matters and worked closely with the executive team and Board of Directors to fulfill the goals and objectives of the organization. As Chief Compliance Officer she was responsible for ensuring compliance with a broad range of regulatory requirements. Anna is very committed to the Hamilton community, and has served on the Boards of the Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hillfield Strathallan College and Mohawk College.