Agatha Alstrom

Agatha Alstrom

VP, Risk Underwriting & Portfolio Management
Export Development Canada

Working for Canadian exporters for over 20 years, Agatha Alstrom is a strategic transformational change leader, culture champion and team builder. She has held many roles at EDC in the areas of financial services; insurance & working capital solutions; agile business transformation and technology platform management; and, leading efforts to evolve and strengthen EDC’s business culture, planning and execution to better serve customers. Having supported the resources, infrastructure, environment, and extractive sectors, Agatha leads with a client-focused lens to support Canadian exporters succeed. Outside of EDC, Agatha loves acting, singing and golfing.

12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

Key Growth Decisions: Strategies to Grow and Scale your Business

Scaling for 2023 and beyond.

Presented by Export Development Canada

Growing and scaling a business can mean many things for an entrepreneur's journey, everything from going global to rebranding or investing in aggressive marketing strategies. Join us and learn from our panel of entrepreneurs and the strategic key decisions they have made that shaped the growth of their businesses for years to come.

This session will be moderated by Agatha Alstrom of EDC and will include speakers:

  • Sheena Brady, Founder and CEO Tease and the Founders Fund
  • Patrice Mousseau, Founder and CEO Satya Organics
  • Hyla Nayeri, Co-Founder, 437 Swim and Activewear