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Thomas Corcoran is currently the Chairman of NexgenRx Inc. and the MEMOTEXT Corporation. He is also a Director of ArtsandTV Inc. as well as the owner/founder of the Stonegate Group. Thomas Corcoran is the immediate past Chair of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) Ontario Chapter, and Past Chair of Bridgepoint Health and the Bridgepoint Foundation. He has also held senior executive positions in the private and public sectors, including Vice President and Managing Director at Canada Life Insurance, U.K. Division, and Vice president at IBM Canada and Special Advisor to the Secretary, Management Board (Ontario Government). Thomas Corcoran is also a leader in voluntary sector governance and has served as Governor at the University of Waterloo; Chair, President's Advisory Council, University of Waterloo; Chair, Board of Governors, Crescent School; President and Chair, Ontario Chamber of Commerce; and Director, The Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Thomas Corcoran is a proud recipient of the Canada in Confederation Medal in 1992.
Rex Roman is a Bioethics consultant in Ontario. He is also currently involved in strategic real estate development in Europe. He has extensive experience in practical healthcare settings. His background includes a Fellowship in Mental Health and Ethics in the Department of Psychiatry at Women's College Hospital and a Fellowship with the Joint Centre for Bioethics at the University of Toronto. He has been a member of numerous Research Ethics Boards, including Vice-Chair of the REB of Women's College Hospital. Rex Roman has also been involved in strategic healthcare initiatives including leading a demographic study of health resource allocation for the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN). He has held both public and private sector positions with expertise in IT, change management, knowledge transfer, and strategic planning. Rex Roman holds a Ph.D. in moral philosophy from the University of Toronto and has lectured extensively on ethics, privacy, end-of-life and health issues across Canada.
Robert Carman has held a series of high-level, high-profile public service positions with transformative mandates, including Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Community and Social Services, Secretary of Cabinet and Clerk of the Executive Council and Secretary of the Management Board of Cabinet. Robert Carman has consistently enhanced accountability and raised standards within the Ontario government. Following retirement from the public service, he has remained active within the public service realm, co-chairing the Quebec/Ontario Rapid Train Task Force, among other assignments. Robert Carman has also held senior private sector positions with Weston Foods and a national governmental relations firm, and is past Chair of both the Board of a Toronto area hospital and of an engineering firm. He is now president of Namrac & Associates Ltd., a specialty public policy consultancy firm. Robert Carman is a forester by training and holds a B.Sc.F. from the University of Toronto, where he graduated as a gold medalist. Robert Carman is a member of the Order of Canada (1995), an honoree of the Public Policy Forum and a recipient of the Vanier Medal from The Institute of Public Administration of Canada.
Jeanette Dias D'Souza is a strategic leader with experiences that span the public, broader public and private sectors. She is currently the Chief Financial Officer for the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research. In her previous role at the University of Toronto she worked on establishing the new Institute for Management & Innovation. Jeanette Dias D'Souza was formerly the VP Finance and Administration at a large Toronto College. Her former positions include being Assistant Deputy Minister with the Ontario government, serving in a number of portfolios including Energy, Infrastructure, Consumer Services and Research & Innovation. Her past experience involves work in the portfolios of Business Transformation, Alternate Service Delivery, Information Technology, Investments, and large-scale procurement. Jeanette Dias D'Souza's interests focus on matters of governance, risk and accountability. A Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) by profession, Jeanette Dias D'Souza also holds an ICD.D Corporate Directors' designation.
Jeanette Dias D'Souza is a member of the Executive of the Institute of Corporate Directors Ontario Chapter, and she was past Chair of the new ICD branch in York Region. She chaired a working subcommittee of the ICD Ontario Chapter, focusing on enhancing governance resources for not for profits (NFPs), and was recently featured in a national NFP initiative. Jeanette Dias D'Souza is currently a member of the audit committee of the Public Guardian and Trustee (Ontario). Her past Board experience includes being Board Treasurer with St. John's Ambulance (York Region) and Member, Information Markham.
Jeanette Dias D'Souza graduated with her M. Ed. and B. Com from the University of Toronto. Jeanette Dias D'Souza's passion for supporting and mentoring young adults has led her to become actively involved in the creation of CPA Canada's national financial literacy program for Canadians. Jeanette Dias D'Souza is sought after as a speaker, and she shares her knowledge on the topic of audit committees for CPA Canada.
Currently President of Surefield Seed Ltd, Mr. Tsouli has extensive experience in international business development, and is a former Investment advisor for RBC Global asset management. He was also a business development manager for an international corporation, where he was successful in bringing a variety of businesses to Ontario. Mr. Tsouli has also dedicated his time to help the francophone, and immigrant and newcomer, communities. He has been on the Board of Directors for the regional development organization Association canadienne-française de l'Ontario (ACFO-London Sarnia); was the Executive Director for the immigrant and newcomer advocacy group Regroupement multicultural francophone de London; has been very active in the L'Assemblée de la francophonie de l'Ontario (AFO); and has taken on a leadership role at the London Muslim Mosque. Mr. Tsouli holds an MBA from INSEEC (Paris, France).
Mary Gavel has had a lengthy career working in senior positions in public hospitals and mental health facilities in the Province of Ontario in the areas of Risk Management, Patient Relations, Patient Safety and Privacy. This has given her a broad understanding of the complexities that face patients and healthcare providers within Ontario's healthcare system. She has extensive experience in supporting patients, families, staff and physicians with respect to adverse medical events, apology and the disclosure process. Her practical experience in conflict analysis and risk management has given her a strong foundation for assessing the system and making changes to improve the patient experience while enhancing the knowledge base of health care providers. Mary Gavel holds a Certificate as a Patient Safety Ambassador from the Patient Safety Education Program (PSEP - Canada) in addition to a certificate in Health Care Law from Osgoode Professional Development and Certificates in Risk Management and Patient Safety from the Ontario Hospital Association. Mary Gavel has been a faculty member at Osgoode Professional Development since 2008 for the Clinical Risk Certificate Program.
Paul Macmillan is the Strategy and Operations Consulting practice leader at Deloitte Canada. Over his 30 year consulting career, Paul Macmillan has focused on enterprise strategy, business transformation and public policy. His clients have included a broad range of public and private sector enterprises. Paul Macmillan has served as Deloitte's Global Public Sector Industry Leader. He is co-author of the book The Solution Revolution: How business, government, and social enterprises are teaming up to solve society's toughest problems (Harvard Business Review, 2013). Paul Macmillan has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Bridgepoint Active Health Care. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration from Carleton University and an MBA from the University of Ottawa. He is a Certified Management Consultant.