Julia Hanigsberg joined Toronto’s Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital as its President and CEO in 2015. A three-time WXN Top 100 Most Powerful Women honouree who has worked across various sectors including government, health care, academia and law, Julia leads Canada’s largest paediatric rehabilitation hospital serving children and youth with disabilities and complex medical needs. Prior to this, she served as Ryerson University’s inaugural General Counsel & Secretary of the Board of Governors and then as Vice-President, Administration & Finance. A lawyer by trade, she clerked at the Supreme Court of Canada and held earlier positions with the Ontario government including Counsel to the Deputy Attorney General, Counsel and Special Advisor to two Secretaries of Cabinet and Chief of Staff to the Attorney General. A mom of three, she sits on the Black North Initiative Health Committee and on various boards including the Ontario Hospital Association.
To learn more about Julia, read her full biography here.