Catherine Gordon is president and founder of SimpleLogic Inc., a communications firm that has been bringing clarity to business communication since 1997.

One of North America’s first plain language consultants, Catherine is a frequent speaker on the simplification of complex information, an advisor to regulators and industry organizations, and consultant to many publicly listed companies in Canada and the United States. Catherine and her team are experts in simplifying corporate disclosure, including proxy materials and MD&A and sustainability reporting, and are involved in the emerging area of integrated reporting – combining strategy, financial and non-financial performance, governance and compensation disclosure to give investors a more holistic view of companies and their ability to create and sustain value.

Catherine has an honours degree in English literature, and has completed the ICSA Directors’ Education and Accreditation Program (Acc.Dir). She is a member of the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN), the Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries (CSCS), and the Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI).