Tom joined the Council in 2018 as the Director of the Health System Improvement team. Prior to this he led numerous process improvements, strategic projects and change initiatives in his role as Manager of People and Culture at Vancouver Coastal Health.
Tom is grateful for all that he has learned from years of working with clinicians, staff, leaders, patients and families across the spectrum of care, including perioperative services, medical and surgical programs, mental health and addiction, home health and long-term care.
Tom has a passion for organizational transformation, systems thinking, quality improvement and education. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from Simon Fraser University and has extensive training and certification in lean six sigma, planning and change management methods. On his days off Tom plays amateur mechanic and cook. Additionally, he loves to travel, ski and hike, exploring the beautiful backcountry of British Columbia whenever possible.