Our Team

Shannon De Groot

Director, Meeting, Event and Conference Services

Shannon De Groot joined SFU in October 2022 as the new director of Meeting, Event and Conference Services (MECS) at SFU. Throughout her career, Shannon has held diverse leadership positions across for-profit and nonprofit sectors globally, with her most recent role being the Director of Operations for International Conference Services (ICS) in Vancouver and she spent over a decade in The Netherlands working as the Head of Professional Development and School Delivery with the International Baccalaureate. In addition to her experience and education, Shannon brings a strong passion for collaborative leadership and organizational development to SFU. She studied at Camosun College, the University of Waterloo, and Roehampton University and holds certifications in Project Management, Adult Education, Leadership and Executive Coaching.