Director, LMA Board
SVP, Chief of Staff, Torstar Corporation
Pam Laycock is Senior Vice President, Chief of Staff at Torstar Corporation, where she is working with the leadership team to transform the organization for future growth and industry leadership. She has multi-disciplinary in the areas of strategy, transformation, change management, digital, new business development, brand and direct-to-consumer marketing, product management, and general management, working in both the book publishing and news media sectors and on the Canadian, US and UK businesses.
Pam sits on the Board of Directors and Strategy Committee of the Girl Guides of Canada. She also sits on the board of directors for the North American Local Media Association. She was previously vice chair of the Toronto Public Library Foundation board and has previously sat on the boards of CAA South Central Ontario, Shop.ca, Olive Media and Workopolis. Pam holds the ICD.D certification from the Institute of Corporate Directors. She sits on the Executive Council for the Ontario Chapter of the ICD. Pam has also been appointed to the Canadian Board Diversity Council’s Diversity 50.
Pam has an MBA from the Schulich School of Business and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto. She is actively involved with the Schulich School of Business where she is an Executive in Residence, Chair of the Schulich Toronto Alumni Council, and Instructor in leadership for the Executive MBA program. She is also the recipient of the Alumni Recognition Award for Outstanding Contribution to the School.