Petra Kuret

Senior Vice President Enterprise Integration & Performance

As a Senior Vice President of Enterprise Integration and Performance, Petra Kuret ensures that Vancity focuses on projects that deliver the greatest impact – for our employees, our members, our communities, and our business. Her role includes oversight of Human Resources and the Agile Collaborative Team (ACT).

Petra joined our Executive Leadership Team in late 2018. She brings more than 25 years of strategic management experience focusing on helping organizations elevate their performance, and in turn, the experiences of their employees.

She was most recently the managing director for British Columbia at Accenture, where she developed an engaged workforce by executing market-expansion strategies that led to significant financial growth and career development for employees. Her achievements at Accenture earned her awards recognizing leadership, mentorship and project management. She was named one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada in 2016 and 2017.

Petra launched her early career in the political arena, as a constituency assistant to an MP and constitutional committee clerk to a senator. She moved to the United Kingdom, where she worked as a constituency lead and campaign coordinator in the House of Commons.

Petra is involved in several organizations such as BC Women’s Hospital and She has taken on leadership roles with GO Networking, Minerva Women’s Foundation, BC Children’s Hospital and her children’s school.

Vancouver-born and raised, Petra speaks three languages. She lives in Vancouver with her husband John and their children Gabriel and Annika. She enjoys antiquing, renovating, cooking and exploring the outdoors.