Shraddha Kothari Walker grew up in Toronto, attending the Bishop Strachan School (BSS) before going on to study political science and economics at Queens University.
Through over a decade at Thomson Reuters (now Refinitiv, a LSEG company) Shraddha entrenched herself as a leader across the organization, driving various strategic global initiatives in Sales and Customer Operations, and managing international teams. She currently serves as President and Chief Operating Officer of Centre Street Enterprises, a privately held investment and advisory firm focused on family offices and private corporations.
A firm believer in the importance of community engagement and giving back, Shraddha has served on the Old Girls Executive Committee at BSS, and the Operanation committee for the Canadian Opera Company. For UHN, she currently co-chairs LIVE it UP! in support of the Transplant program, and serves on the Event Committee for Diwali – A Night to Shine, a signature event that has raised over $10-million for the TGWHF. She is also Treasurer/Chair of the Finance Committee on the Board of Directors for the Necessary Angel Theatre Company, and sits on the Board of Directors for the Koffler Centre of the Arts.
Shraddha lives in Toronto with her husband, Adrian, and their two young children, Sophie and James. They love going to the theatre, cooking and baking, travelling the world, entertaining friends at elaborately themed events, and bringing people together to reinforce a sense of community.