Class of 2014
Director, Learning & Strategic Initiatives
BC Patient Safety & Quality Council
Andrew joined the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council in July 2009. Prior to joining the Council, Andrew spent several years working in the biotechnology industry, with the BC Cancer Research Centre and the BC Ministry of Health Services.
Andrew’s passion for patient safety and quality improvement, accompanied by his proven project management abilities, assists the Council in achieving its mandate of fostering quality improvement across the continuum of care. He successfully leads complex initiatives and works to develop collaborative partnerships with health system stakeholders in order to equip people at all levels of the system with the knowledge and skills needed for sustained change. He is particularly interested in the ongoing development of learning opportunities for quality improvement, mechanisms of innovation, the use of data for improvement and public accountability of the health care system. Andrew leads the Council’s measurement activities, strategic initiatives and learning programs such as the Quality Academy, Quality Forum and Quality Café.
Andrew holds a Masters in Health Administration from the University of British Columbia and a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from the University of Victoria.