Lynn Smith

Lynn A. Smith, M.Eng. P.Eng.

Global Functional Safety Lead Electrification, Controls, SW & Electronics (GECSE)

General Motors of Canada Company


Lynn Smith is GM’s Global GECSE Functional Workplace Safety Leader. Globally, she supports the VP GECSE with the implementation of GM’s Workplace Safety System and locally, she oversees the Workplace Safety System at 4 Canadian Engineering sites. As a career engineer at GM, Lynn has held positions of strategic responsibility in Manufacturing, Quality, Engineering and now Workplace Safety. She holds a B.Eng. in Mining/Metallurgy from Technical University of NS and holds an M.Eng. in Advanced Manufacturing Technology from University of Western Ontario. Lynn is a PEO member and currently serves on the Minerva Canada Board of Directors which targets tomorrow's leaders by encouraging Canadian colleges and universities to embed safety management education into their Core Curricula. She is the Chair of the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering Durham East Chapter and is a member of the WSPS Vehicle Industrial Equipment Manufacturing Advisory Committee advocating for the sector within Ontario’s prevention system.


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