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Introducing Kayleigh Donahue and Jessica Katul

October 25, 2023

Posted in: WATSON Views

Get to know Jessica Katul (left) and Kayleigh Donahue (right), two of the newer members of our team. They both bring a wealth of experience and expertise, and we are thrilled to have them on board!

Jessica Katul

Jessica Katul joined WATSON as a Consultant in September. Jess has over a decade of experience in policy, law, and governance, working with boards and leaders from professional associations, government agencies, for-profit and non-profit organizations alike.

At WATSON, Jess leverages her legal background and experience working with boards, committees and senior management teams in complex governance structures on a broad range of projects including board and director evaluations and developing governance frameworks

Jess lives in Oakville with her husband and five children. When she’s not working, you can find her cooking, exercising, spending time in the sun, or curled up with a book.


Kayleigh Donahue

Kayleigh Donahue joined WATSON as an Associate in September. An economist drawn to new challenges, Kayleigh has broad corporate and public sector experience, from provincial finance departments to start-ups.

At WATSON, Kayleigh supports the delivery of a diverse range of governance advisory projects including CEO evaluations, governance diagnostics, board and director evaluations, and board education.

Outside of her work, Kayleigh loves reading, doing yoga, dancing, learning new recipes, and going on family walks in North Vancouver with her husband, son, and fluffy white husky.