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Graham Scott

President, Graham Scott Strategies Inc.

Graham Scott is President of Graham Scott Strategies Inc. He has extensive experience in public policy, governance and in the assessment of boards and management teams with a particular emphasis on health care.

He was Executive Assistant to the Rt. Hon. Robert Stanfield and held a number of posts in the Ontario Government including Associate Secretary of Cabinet and Deputy Minister of Health.

Mr. Scott was a Partner at the law firm of McMillan LLP from 1984 until 2008 and served as Managing Partner from 2000-2006.

Mr. Scott represents health and government clients in matters of governance and accountability and has been involved in the amalgamation, restructuring and governance processes of more than 40 hospitals primarily working with Maureen Quigley.

In 2001-2002, Mr. Scott served as Interim President and CEO of Cancer Care Ontario. In 2003, he was appointed Supervisor of the Sudbury Regional Hospital. With Maureen Quigley he prepared the Report on Hospital Governance and Accountability in Ontario, for the OHA. In 2006-7 he served as independent Chair of the AHSC-AFP Task Force for the Physician’s Services Committee. In 2008 he was appointed as Investigator and subsequently Supervisor of the Kingston General Hospital and in 2009 as Supervisor of  Quinte Health Care.

He serves as a mediator/facilitator between hospitals and physicians and does confidential assessments of non-profit and profit-based Boards and management teams.

Mr. Scott is Chair of the Board of the Canada Health Infoway, Chair of the Institute for Research on Public Policy and Vice Chair of OEB Enterprise and Mr. Scott is a Director of the Association of the Faculties of Medicine of Canada, The Ontario Institute For Cancer Research, the UNTD Association of Canada and Rothesay Netherwood School . He is on the Advisory board of Sanofi Pasteur Limited.

In 2005, he was appointed to the Order of Canada and is partner emeritus of McMillan LLP.