Radha Curpen has over 30 years of legal and advisory experience. She is co-head of Bennett Jones LLP’s environmental law practice, vice-chair of the firm and Vancouver managing partner. Curpen is Bennett Jones’ national leader of environmental, sustainability and governance strategy and solutions, and senior vice-chair of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade.
SOMEONE YOU ADMIRE: Former Supreme Court of Canada justice Michel Bastarache, who instilled in me the value of pursuing a common-law education in French.
BIGGEST LESSON: Do not forget who you are, embrace it and make the best of what you have. You can overcome barriers by focusing on your values and positive relationships.