Terrence Sullivan

Terrence Sullivan plays a range of governance and advisory roles in health services management and policy. He serves as the Board Chair of the Canadian Agency for Drugs & Technologies in Health (CADTH), chairs the quality committee of the Board at the Hospital for Sick Children, and the board governance committee for Exactis Innovation (business-led federal NCE), targeting new therapeutics in cancer.

Between 2001 and 2011 he advanced a major restructuring and expansion of cancer services at Cancer Care Ontario as CEO. From 1993 to 2001 he was President of the Institute for Work & Health. From 1986 to 1992, Terry played senior policy roles in the Ontario Ministries of Health, Cabinet Office and Intergovernmental Affairs. He was Assistant Deputy Minister, Constitutional Affairs and Federal-Provincial Relations during the Charlottetown negotiations. He served two successive First Ministers of Ontario as Executive Director of the Premier’s Council on Health Strategy, including as Deputy Minister (1991). As Executive Director of the Premier’s Council he oversaw the design and distribution of a $100M Health Innovation Fund.

He is Professor and Senior Fellow at the Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation, University of Toronto and adjunct professor of Oncology at McGill University. He is academic lead for the EXTRA/FORCES fellowship in health care leadership for the Canadian Foundation for Health Improvement and is Quality Lead for the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer.

Recent advisory engagements include the Canadian Conference of Deputy Ministers of Health, World Bank (Brazil); World Health Organization Europe; Canadian Institutes for Health Research (IHSPR+IPPH), Health Canada-The Naylor Panel, Canadian Institute for Health Information; Juravinski Cancer Center & Hamilton Health Sciences, St. Joseph’s Health System; Saskatchewan Ministry of Health; Ontario Rheumatology Association; Canadian Nurses Association; Cancer Care Manitoba; B.C. Cancer Agency; Princess Margaret Hospital;