Director, HR Research & Advisory Services
About Elysca Fernandes
Elysca Fernandes is a Director with McLean & Company's HR Research & Advisory Services team. She is passionate about building inclusive talent practices and identifying new ways of working, which she uses to create valuable insights in research and data analysis. Elysca's areas of focus include Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, enabling remote work, and HR technology.
Prior to her role at McLean & Company, Elysca worked in Talent Acquisition, staffing retail and technology roles, and working on high-volume recruitment projects for clients across industries. She facilitated HR seminars for undergraduate students at a leading Canadian university. Elysca also has experience conducting research in HR, organizational and social psychology, and consulting in the areas of D&I and Talent Management.
Elysca holds a Masters of Industrial Relations and Human Resources from the University of Toronto where she built her knowledge of Research, International Labor Policy and HRM. Additionally, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in Honors Psychology with a concentration in Human Resources Management from the University of Waterloo where she focused on Organizational Psychology. She is a member of the Human Resources Professional Association, previous HRPA Peel Mentoring Committee Member, and is currently working on her Canadian Human Resources Leader (CHRL) designation.