Chris LeClair serves as a senior adviser to the Health HR Group and has in-depth knowledge of the public policy environment facing health care delivery in Canada.
For the last two years, Chris has provided health policy consulting to various organizations. He has advised government clients on the impact of Canada’s aging demographic on seniors’ health service delivery and was retained by the Co-Chairs of the Health Care Innovation Working Group to assist with the development of Provincial and Territorial cooperation on the adoption of innovative models of care.
Previous to this, Chris spent four-and-a-half years as Chief of Staff and Deputy Minister to the Premier in Prince Edward Island. In that capacity, he had primary responsibilities for charting the policy direction of Government in conjunction with the Cabinet.
As Chief of Staff, Chris played a key role in health policy including; a system-wide analysis of health service delivery, the introduction of a family medicine residency program, a move to a single provincial health authority, the implementation of new models of care and a dramatic shift away from institutional-based care to expanded home care.
Prior to entering the Premier’s Office, Chris served as Chief of Staff to the Official Leader of the Opposition from 2003-2007.
Before entering politics, Chris spent 15 years as partner of an Ottawa-based management consulting company called Association Strategy Group. In that role, he had broad exposure to a number of health and health-related associations.
Chris holds a B.A. in Political Studies from Bishop’s University and a M.A. Political Science from McMaster University.
Contact Chris at 902-314-0623.