Alex Johnston ran the Canadian office of Catalyst Inc. a global non-profit advocating for the advancement of women in business. Between 2012-2016 she worked closely with some of the most influential CEO’s and business leaders in Canada on strategies to accelerate progress for women. A lawyer by training she has a deep and broad policy background having been a senior policy advisor for justice, social and women’s issues and later executive director, managing the policy team for Ontario Premier, Dalton McGuinty, between 2003-2011. Her professional life also includes serving as Vice-President, Strategy and Public Affairs at Canada’s public broadcaster. She is currently a director on corporate and non-profit boards, including Desjardins General Insurance Group. She is the co-chair of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada. She grew up in Montreal and now lives in Toronto where she and her husband are raising their three young children.

Alex is represented by Samantha Haywood.

Book Deal News!!  

North American English rights to INCONCEIVABLE: My Epic Journey Through Infertility and What You Can Learn From It by Alex Johnston, for readers of issue-driven, inspirational, bestselling memoirs such as A Good Wife and The Rules Do Not Apply, a heartfelt memoir that compassionately and powerfully addresses the pervasive and growing issue of women’s infertility through the very real lens of Alex Johnston’s harrowing personal story, sold to Ken Whyte at Sutherland House by Samantha Haywood of Transatlantic Agency for publication on May 4, 2021.