Financial Acumen, Healthcare
Brian Edmonds is a Chartered Professional Accountant/CA and holds a Master’s Degree in Health Sciences Administration from the University of Michigan. His executive interests include strategic planning, fiscal accountability, the development of new funding models for health care, change management, corporate governance and performance improvement.
Brian is currently vice-president, support services and CFO of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, (CAMH) Canada’s largest mental-health teaching hospital. CAMH sets the standards for care, research, education and leading social change regarding mental illness.
Previously, Brian provided interim executive leadership and strategic consulting advice to a variety of Ontario-based teaching and community, private and public health service providers as these organizations looked for performance improvement opportunities. For seven years prior, Brian was the vice-president, finance of the Trillium Health Centre, where he was instrumental in the introduction of the Strategic Framework and developed tools to enhance decision-making and fiscal accountability. Brian started his healthcare career at St. Michael’s Hospital.