Louise Yako

Program Director

Road Safety at Work

Road Safety at Work Program Director Louise Yako has extensive leadership experience in the transportation and safety sector. Formerly President and CEO of the BC Trucking Association, a non-partisan, non-profit advocacy organization representing about 1200 companies in BC, her experience in industry-government initiatives include a variety of subjects ranging from public safety to human resources to the environment. 

Louise has also served as a board member for a number of organizations including WorkSafeBC, the Greater Vancouver Gateway Council, the Asia-Pacific Gateway Skills Table, and the Canadian Trucking Alliance. Louise has a Combined Honours Bachelor of Journalism with Political Science from Carleton University and an MBA from UBC.