Glenda Yeates

She brings an extensive experience in policy-making supported by evidence, acquired during a stellar career in the public service as deputy minister of Health Canada, in Saskatchewan’s departments of Health and Finance, and at the helm of the Canadian Institute for Health Information

Ms. Glenda Yeates was Canada’s deputy minister of health from 2010 to 2013, after serving as associate deputy minister since May 2009. Prior to this appointment, Ms. Yeates was the president and chief executive officer of the Canadian Institute for Health Information (2004-2009), the deputy minister of health in Saskatchewan (1999 to 2004), and Saskatchewan’s deputy minister of social services (1997 to 1999). She has held various assistant and associate deputy minister positions in Saskatchewan Health and a number of senior posts in the Saskatchewan Department of Finance. Ms. Yeates has served as a board member for Carleton University, the Ontario Change Foundation, and the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation. An accomplished pianist, she loves cross-country skiing and the outdoors, especially the mountains.