School of Policy Studies

School of Policy Studies
School of Policy Studies

Policy: The Journey from  Idea to Implementation

Shelly Jamieson

fmr. Chief Executive Officer,
Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Friday March 23, 2018


Shelly Jamieson, March 23, 2018 [image]

 

Shelly Jamieson

fmr. Chief Executive Officer,
Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Abstract:  The best written policy is sometimes unrecognizable after it is implemented in the real world.  How does this happen?  Let’s talk about ways to ensure that the original policy intent stays  front and centre on the journey to implementation. 

Biography: 

Shelly Jamieson retired in 2017 as the Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, an independent organization funded by Health Canada to accelerate action on cancer control for all Canadians. Ms. Jamieson currently serves on the Board of Directors of High Liner Foods as Chair of the Human Resources and Corporate Governance Committee. She is Vice Chair of Health Quality Ontario and Chair of the Ontario Public Service’s Amethyst Awards. Ms. Jamieson also is on the Board of the Gordon Foundation. She previously served on the Finance Committee of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.

Prior to joining the Partnership in 2012, Ms. Jamieson held Ontario’s highest-ranking civil servant role as Secretary of Cabinet, Head of the Ontario Public Service and Clerk of the Executive Council for four years. She previously served as Ontario’s Deputy Minister of Transportation. Other roles held by Ms. Jamieson include President of Extendicare Canada; volunteer commissioner on the Health Services Restructuring Commission; and Executive Director of the Ontario Long-Term Care Association. Early in her career, Ms. Jamieson ran her own research and consulting firm specializing in geriatric care environments.

For her work, Ms. Jamieson has been inducted into the Hall of Fame of Canada’s Top 100 most powerful women and awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. Ms. Jamieson has a degree in Urban Studies from the University of Toronto and is also a graduate of the Executive Management Program at the Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario.