Bill Tholl

Bill Tholl currently serves as senior consultant in health policy and leadership development.  Until July 2017 he served as the Founding President and CEO of HealthCare CAN:  the voice of Canada’s health care organizations and hospitals. Prior to his appointment in March 2014, Bill served as Founding Executive Director of the Canadian Health Leadership Network (2009-2014); CEO and Secretary General, Canadian Medical Association (2001-2008), and CEO of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (1995-2001).

The Globe and Mail has described Bill as “Medicare’s Mr. Fix-it”.  He is a sought-after speaker, being billed recently by CHLNet as a “leader of leaders” on the Canadian health scene.

He holds a graduate degree in health economics (from University of Manitoba) and has written on many topics, most recently as the lead author of “Twenty Tips for Surviving and Prospering in the Association World” and co-author of “Bringing Leadership to Life in Health” (Springer, January 2014).  He is the recipient of numerous national awards and is a Certified Corporate Director (ICD.D).


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