Caroline has had a successful career in the private sector spanning business and law while effectively running a charity benefitting homeless and at-risk women.
She is currently the Vice President of BloombergSen Investment Partners, a Toronto-based investment firm, where she manages client services, marketing and business development. Prior to that, Caroline spearheaded corporate and regulatory matters related to growth opportunities in Canada and the United States for Wellington Financial LP.
As a lawyer, she was an associate at Shearman & Sterling and then Associate Director of the NYU Center for Law & Business. Caroline began her career as a financial analyst in the investment banking department of Bear Stearns & Co. Inc.
Caroline is a graduate of Harvard College and the NYU School of Law.
In addition to her work in the private sector, Caroline is passionate about the charitable organization she co-founded and chairs called the Shoebox Project for Shelters. With local chapters across Canada and the United States, they coordinate and deliver gifts to thousands of women and girls in shelters or facing homelessness.
She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Hospital for SickKids Foundation and is a Governor of the National Theatre School of Canada. She is a former member of the Board of Directors to the Fraser Institute and the Windsor Detroit Bridge Authority, a Crown corporation.
Born in Montreal, Caroline grew up in Ottawa and is bilingual.
Caroline and her husband Andrew Lapham have four children and a dog, Peanut. They have a home in Georgina.