Finance & CFO
Greg is currently Vice President Finance, Partnerships and CFO at Women’s College Hospital, an academic hospital fully affiliated with the University of Toronto. Greg is responsible for Finance, Facilities, Diagnostic Imaging, Research Operations, Procurement and Decision support.
Greg possesses an extensive background in finance within the public health sector, holding processive roles in financial advisory, risk management and assurance.
Committed to the betterment of the health system, Greg has led initiatives to enhance hospital working capital, financial systems and business intelligence platforms. Greg has also advised agencies and associations on health system funding reform, and value based procurement.
Greg is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario. He holds a Masters degree in Business Admission from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, and a Masters degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario.
System Innovation and Business Development Executive,
London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC)
Tammy is currently the System Innovation and Business Development Executive at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), where she is responsible for the Office of Quality and Enterprise Risk, Patient Safety, Accreditation, Academic and Research Development, Ambulatory Care, Pharmacy, and Health Disciplines.
Prior to her return to LHSC, Tammy was the Vice President, Operations, at Shared Services West (SSW) in Burlington, Ontario, where she led a team of dedicated supply chain professionals, supporting over 30 hospital sites in Southern Ontario. She has held several leadership roles in hospitals, including Director of Quality & Performance at London Health Sciences Centre and Director of Support Services at St. Mary’s General Hospital in Kitchener, Ontario.
Tammy is a Certified Health Executive (CHE), with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Science from the University of Guelph and an MBA in Health Services Management from McMaster University along. She also has a Master of Communications Management from McMaster University. Her broad experience includes governance, support services, risk management, privacy, quality, operations, supply chain, and emergency planning.
Regional Manager of Clinical Engineering for Diagnostic Imaging Technology,
Shared Health Manitoba
Rebecca Austman is currently the Regional Manager of Clinical Engineering – Diagnostic Imaging Technology with Shared Health Manitoba. She began her career with Clinical Engineering in 2011 for the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, where she was hired as a Regional Clinical Engineer focused on Diagnostic Imaging equipment projects and planning.
Rebecca is a registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng) in Manitoba, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Biosystems Engineering from the University of Manitoba and a Ph.D. in Biomedical/Mechanical Engineering from the University of Western Ontario.
Vice President Clinical Operations,
Horizon Health Network
Greg is Vice President of Clinical Operations for Horizon Health Network, where he is responsible for the following programs: Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Oncology and Breast Health, Radiation Oncology, Health and Aging, Family Medicine, Ambulatory Care, and Women and Children’s Health, as well as the NB Perinatal Health Program, a provincial program.
Born and raised in New Brunswick, Greg moved to Ottawa to pursue his post-secondary education. He holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Political Science and Economics) degree and Master of Health Administration degree, both from the University of Ottawa.
Greg held several senior leadership roles at The Ottawa Hospital (TOH), notably as the Clinical Director of the Regional Cancer Program, the Director of Medical Affairs and as the Executive Director at the TOH Academic Medical Organization AFP (Alternate Funding Plan). During his time at TOH, he played a key role in leading the development and implementation of innovative oncology programs, as well as the capital redevelopment and expansion of the Regional Cancer Program.
Ronald is an accomplished health industry executive with a track record of success throughout Canada and the United States. He is currently the Managing Partner of RLDunn & Associates Consulting Inc, the consulting business he created with a focus on helping his clients achieve financial successes.
Ronald worked at McKesson Technology Solutions Canada for 15 years where he was responsible for the general management of the business including customer operations, sales, marketing, customer service. as well as strategic and tactical planning.
Ronald’s key competencies include problem-solving, relationship development and nurturing, team and organizational effectiveness and financial management. He expects a high level of competency from his teams and colleagues but makes sure to foster a collaborative work environment through his motivational leadership style.
In 2012, Ronald was awarded the Queens Diamond Jubilee Medal for his service to the Canadian health informatics industry. He d continues to be an active promoter of Canada’s health ICT industry domestically and abroad.
Holly was most recently the Director, Materials Management for Prairie Mountain Health in Western Manitoba. She began her career in healthcare as an Accounts Payable Clerk for the Thompson General Hospital in Thompson, Manitoba, eventually becoming the Director, Accounting for the Burntwood Regional Health Authority in northern Manitoba. She would later be appointed the Director-Finance for the Brandon Regional Health Authority.
Holly is a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) and has attained a green belt in LEAN.
Vancouver Coastal Health Authority
Deanna is currently a legal counsel with Vancouver Coastal Health Authority. In that role she provides practical and results-oriented advice to senior leadership on almost all areas of law that impact operations. This included conducting legal reviews of care models, leading and supporting interagency negotiations, and advising on policy development and risk management.
In previous roles, Deanna assisted with province-wide collective bargaining, delivered education on privacy legislation and its applicability to small to mid-sized nonprofits, and supported international NGOs in analyzing corporate ESG mechanisms to facilitate community involvement in resource extraction projects.
Deanna received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Alberta and her Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, BC.
Chief Financial Officer,
Humber River Hospital
Faith is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Humber River Hospital. As the CFO and a member of the Executive Management Team, she is responsible for strategic leadership and oversight of all financial decision-making. While keenly overseeing the overall accounting process, Faith plays a key role in developing and implementing best practice financial strategies to improve and maintain the fiscal health of the hospital. Her areas of responsibility include Financial Planning and Analytics, Financial Services and Business Support, Procurement and Logistics, Health Information Services and Privacy, as well as Capital Equipment and Sterilized Processing.
Faith has over 20 years extensive financial management experience in both the private and public sector. She has held several leadership positions at Humber including, Senior Director of Financial Services and Controller, Director of Finance, and Director of Redevelopment Financial Planning for Humber River’s major capital redevelopment project for the design and construction of North America’s first fully digital hospital completed in 2015.
Faith is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) of Ontario and a Certified General Accountant (CGA) of Canada. She also holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Management Studies and a Master of Science in Accounting from the University of the West Indies.
Vice President, Operations,
Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association (EORLA)
Dennis has an extensive leadership background in the healthcare sector. He graduated from the University of Ottawa Biomedical Sciences Program, completed a Masters in Business Administration, and has had a successful career in both the private and public healthcare sectors.
Dennis is the Vice President of Operations at the Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association, leading medical laboratory operations across sixteen hospitals in Eastern Ontario. Prior to this, he served as Executive Director of Clinical Operations at The Ottawa Hospital.
His healthcare leadership experience includes senior operations leadership roles within a large academic health sciences centre across multiple clinical portfolios as well as roles in home and community care, clinical risk management, patient relations, and organizational development. He has supported healthcare partners in managing the integration of clinical services across the Champlain region.
Dennis played a critical role as a clinical operations leader within a hospital setting while the system faced unprecedented pressure responding to COVID-19 pandemic.
Chief Provincial Diagnostics Officer,
Provincial Health Services Authority, Vancouver, BC
Craig Ivany built a successful career in health services that has spanned 34 years. Recognized as a collaborative leader, he has worked with teams to deliver health system transformation in many dynamic environments including start-ups, turnarounds, stabilization, consolidations, and mergers. His depth of experience in system integration includes regional, provincial, and national roles, both in the public and private sectors.
In 2020, he joined Provincial Health Services Authority as Chief Provincial Diagnostic Officer where he is currently leading the implementation of a province wide laboratory medicine service delivery model in collaboration with medical and operational leaders, and stakeholders across British Columbia, including representatives from regional health authorities, unions, Ministry of Health, and the University of British Columbia.
Previous engagements include significant contributions to the Alberta health system as Senior Provincial Director, Health Innovation Partnerships with Alberta Health Services and as the inaugural President & Chief Executive Officer of Alberta Public Laboratories. Prior to his experience in Alberta, he led Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association through its formative stages as Chief Executive Officer.
Craig started his health services career in hospital administration in Newfoundland, moving on to become Executive Director of Canadian Blood Services’ operational portfolio. After 17 years in the public and not-for-profit sectors, he moved to the private sector and worked in the medical laboratory industry in Saskatchewan, Alberta, and Ontario.
He earned a Bachelor of Commerce from Memorial University of Newfoundland and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of British Columbia. In 2020 he was appointed Adjunct Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia. As a long-time member of the Canadian College of Health Leaders, he holds a Certified Health Executive designation and in 2016 completed the ICD.D program with the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Charles is a senior technology leader with 20+ years experience in driving cross-functional global programs, international partnerships, technology investments and engineering initiatives. He is currently the Chief Technology Officer for KioSoft where he oversees their worldwide technology teams and the management of their globally dispersed IoT devices and infrastructure.
Previously, as eSight’s CTO, he led their transition from a revolutionary hardware company to an agile, mobile-integrated, cloud computing and connected IoT device entity with an AI backend. Charles held progressive global senior leadership positions with IMAX where he led strategy, technology, and operations during key moments in the company’s rapid global growth in Asia and North America.
He has also acted as a consultant with MaRS Discovery District, working closely with technology startups to ensure their success. He was a key player in building the MaRS technology innovation ecosystem that is now a large part of the Canadian Innovation Space.
Charles earned the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Award of Excellence for his work as a technical lead engineer, leading engineering teams in developing fibre optic broadcast systems, consumer electronics and aerospace technologies.
He’s a registered professional engineer by the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario; holds an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School. Charles is also an advisory Board Member with Lighthouse Guild in New York as well as the Managing Director of the Veritas PLD Partners group in Hong Kong. Charles lives near Toronto with his wife and two children.
Director Diagnostic Imaging, Cardio-Diagnostics and Laboratory Medicine,
Mike is a seasoned veteran with over 25 years of experience in healthcare ranging from large academic teaching hospitals to small and large community hospitals in Ontario.
With the changing landscape in healthcare, he has a keen desire for continuing education and self-improvement as well as being a transformational, visionary leader that we need in developing our future leaders.