Hospital Board Chair
Barry joined the Board in 2020 and has served as a member of Governance and the Hospital Development committees, as well as chair of the Nominating Committee.
Prior to this transition, Barry was a professor at the University of Toronto's Munk School Global Affairs and Public Policy, teaching in the Master of Public Policy program. He also had a long career as a senior executive with the Ontario and federal governments. He oversaw large government agencies such as the LCBO and the OLG, as well as many regulatory agencies involved with public safety and consumer protection.
Barry attended U of T and York's Schulich School of Business and has completed the Institute of Corporate Directors program. His professional background includes the development of significant amounts of legislation, and work in economic development, trade, labour market policy and infrastructure development.
Barry also has extensive board experience as a board member, overseeing boards on behalf of government and as a senior executive reporting to a board. He looks forward to serving the south Georgian Bay community as Board Chair of the hospital and enjoys the active lifestyle that the area offers.