Kristine Leadbetter is the marketing & business development manager for Gowling WLG Hamilton. With a focus on innovation through collaboration, Kristine’s role is to build and strengthen community relationships.
Kristine works alongside Gowling WLG’s valued clients, partners, and business community members in efforts to achieve Gowling WLG’s Hamilton mission of becoming an economic accelerator by connecting the firm's global network to Hamilton, and Hamilton to our global network.
Kristine is passionate about connecting people to things that matter, lifelong learning, and supporting the advancement of women. She is entrepreneurial, someone who makes things happen, and someone who sees opportunities for collaboration and connection.
Kristine produces and hosts YourTV’s “Lead Better with Kristine” segment on business leadership, is the Founder of the DeGroote Women’s Professional Network, and is an academic thought-leader on women’s networks and women’s leadership. She earned her master’s in communications management from McMaster University and Syracuse University, NY, and has over 13 years of experience specializing in strategy and execution, relationship development, marketing, communications, and reputation management. Kristine is a member of the Women’s Executive Network and has been twice nominated for WXN’s Canada’s Most Powerful Women Top 100 Awards.