Chad Leaver is the Director for the Health Knowledge Area at The Conference Board of Canada, and lead for CBoC’s Centre for Value-Based Healthcare (VBHC). Chad oversees multi-stakeholder, custom, and priority research initiatives.
Prior to joining the Board, Chad was the Director, Applied Research at Seneca College where he was responsible for overseeing applied research partnerships. Previously, he was Director, Applied Research at Canada Health Infoway where he led a pan-Canadian research program assessing the impact of digital health and virtual care technologies on patient access to care, clinician quality of care, health system modernization, and sustainability.
In his current role, Chad’s aim is to further advance CBoC’s value-based health care approaches that improve the health of populations and support the resiliency of Canada's health systems:
“I’m committed to growing and mentoring the Board’s Health practice to deliver impactful evidence-driven results that inform and position Canada’s health systems, workforce and stakeholders to deliver the highest quality of person-centered care in the world.”
Chad holds a MSc in Community Health and Epidemiology from Dalhousie University, and an MBA from both Queen’s and Cornell Universities.