Debbie is a seasoned health care executive with over 30 years of experience in hospital management, government and professional services. She is an executive associate with KPMG, focusing on organizational and system change in the health care and public sectors. Debbie is also the Executive in Residence at the Rotman School of Business’ Centre for Health Care Strategy. She has taught for its Executive Leadership Development Program and serves on its Health Care and Life Science Advisory Committee. Previously, she was Executive Vice President, Strategy and Organizational Development, at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, and Assistant Deputy Minister, Transition, at Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
She serves on the boards of the Ontario Education Collaborative Marketplace, Pro-Demnity Insurance, North York General Hospital and the GS1 Canada Healthcare Special Advisory Group. Previously, Debbie was the Chair of Plexxus, and was a director on the boards of the Ontario Centres of Excellence, the Governance Council of the Canadian Institute of Health Research, and the executive committee of the Ontario Genetics Secretariat.
Debbie has a BSc from McGill University and MHA from the University of Ottawa. She also holds a CHRP designation and an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.