Board of Directors

Central Office

A physician by vocation and an entrepreneur by profession, Dr. Brendan Byrne has spent more than 25 years exploring how digital health can transform information into better health outcomes. He is passionate about the role of entrepreneurs play in…
Role(s): Chair
Dr. Charles Jago completed his doctoral studies at Cambridge University and has held academic appointments in three Canadian universities over forty years. As a university administrator, he was Principal of Huron University College at Western University …
Delia Cooper has a long history of service in representing the patient perspective within health care, research and health education. She has led or participated in numerous local, provincial and national initiatives, bringing her insight and personal…
Dr. Dermot Kelleher brings significant experience and is recognized internationally for innovation in academic health leadership and administration, clinical care, research and education.Dermot joined UBC in 2015 as Dean of the Faculty of Medicine. Prior…
Doug Cochrane has served as the Chair of the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council (BCPSQC) and as the Provincial Patient Safety & Quality Officer since the Council’s creation in 2008. In 2017, he was also appointed as Chair of the Board of…
My name is Gwendyline Campbell McArthur of Ojibwe/Saulteaux Metis and Ukrainian Ancestry. Born in the Adhesion to Treaty 5 territory at Kississing, Manitoba, I was raised on the land, fishing, hunting, trapping, and gathering along with teachings of my…
Role(s): Science Advisor to the Board
Dr. Martin Schechter is a Professor in, and previously the Founding Director of, the School of Population and Public Health in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. Martin received training in mathematics (PhD), medicine (MD) and…
Mary holds the appointment of Senior Executive in Residence and lead for the Partnerships and Innovation Division at the British Columbia Ministry of Health. This exciting new role is focused on health innovation and aligns with Mary’s long-standing…
Michael Marchbank leads the overall management and delivery of health programs and services in one of the largest and fastest-growing health networks in Canada. He has an extensive breadth of knowledge and experience gained through increasingly senior…
Richard Rees was president and CEO of Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia from December 2013 to March 2017, having served as CEO of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC since 1999. Prior to that he was CEO of the Heart and…