Alumni Profile: Martha Breithaupt Oner

Martha Breithaupt Oner.Martha Breithaupt Oner
BSc Science & Business, Biochemistry Option ‘01
Partner, Board Member, Grant Thornton LLP
Waterloo, ON

As partner at Grant Thornton, a leading accounting and business advisory firm operating in 130 countries, Ms Oner is the co-lead of the global Innovation & Investment Incentives practice and elected member of the Partnership Board.  Martha helps clients attain funding for innovation, hiring, and market expansion. 

A recognized trailblazer with drive, leadership, and passion, Martha was a Protégé in the Top 100 Wisdom II Program (Women’s Executive Network), has achieved the European Quality Award coaching designation from the European Mentoring and Coaching Council, and was a member of CPA Canada’s Scientific Research and Experimental Development Symposium Advisory Committee. Ms Oner is regularly featured on radio, television, and in print to promote research and development across Canada. She has contributed to organizations including Toronto Board of Trade, Communitech, and Business News Network. 

In addition to her volunteer roles as a Director of Kawasaki Disease Canada, Junior Achievement mentor, and recreational soccer coach, Martha is a very proud mom of two future UW students.