Ellen Chesney

Ellen Chesney
Advisory Council - BC SUPPORT Unit

Ellen Chesney is Chief Administrative Officer for the Provincial Health Services (PHSA), where she works with the PHSA board, programs and research institutes to advance PHSA’s integrated academic health science mandate of care, research and education.   She chairs the Health Research Council of BC, comprising the senior research leaders of BC’s health authorities, research-intensive universities, and major funders. Ellen also co-chairs the HealthCareCAN VP Research Sub-committee and is a board director of Research Canada. Ellen holds an MBA from the UBC Sauder School of Business, and a Bachelor of Journalism, High Honours, from Carleton University, and is a graduate of the Queen's Executive Development Program.