Board of Directors

Trillium Health Partners Foundation is grateful to our inspired and engaged Board of Directors for their dedication, expertise, and commitment to helping our organization raise funds for Trillium Health Partners.

Every Board member has a unique why—that special thing that inspires them to serve with us.

Click below to read more about why exceptional health care close to home means so much to them and why they have chosen to be members of our Board.

 

Shihab spent over 20 years in the investment management industry, ascending to executive leadership roles in corporate strategy, business development and relationship management.

Shihab has worked at various investment management organizations, including at one of the world’s largest, an early stage and a private boutique firm. He also has a breadth of experience with institutional, high-net-worth and retail investment markets. In his most recent role, he led one of the fastest growing businesses in Canada that managed assets for sophisticated institutional investors.

Shihab has a Bachelor of Commerce from Ryerson University and the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the Toronto CFA Society.

Why Trillium Health Partners Foundation?

“I believe a community is only as strong as the services and support systems that exist to help people in need. The growing demands on health care will only be increasing, and that inspires the need to make it better today for tomorrow. I am passionate about health care and access to it and feel a sense of commitment to give back to make our community better. I want to be a part of the community versus just living in it.”

Board member since November 29, 2017

 

John is the President and CEO of QDZ Enterprises Limited, an investment and altruism company specializing in health care innovation and cycling promotion. He is the former Global Managing Director at Hatch, where he spent 35 years navigating the global energy business.

He holds a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University and is a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineers. John is also Chairman of the Mattamy Cycling Centre in Milton.

Why Trillium Health Partners Foundation?

“I am inspired by Trillium’s vision for a new kind of health care, and I truly believe in the leadership of THP to execute on health system transformation. The difficult challenges we face in our system demand new thinking, and I want to see things get accomplished at THP. I am grateful for the opportunity to support this great organization, and am eager to inspire others to support the work necessary to ensure this hospital continues to care for our community for generations to come.”

Board member since May 23, 2013

 

Shihab spent over 20 years in the investment management industry, ascending to executive leadership roles in corporate strategy, business development and relationship management.

Shihab has worked at various investment management organizations, including at one of the world’s largest, an early stage, and a private boutique firm. He also has a breadth of experience with institutional, high-net-worth and retail investment markets. In his most recent role, he led one of the fastest growing businesses in Canada that managed assets for sophisticated institutional investors.

Why Trillium Health Partners Foundation?

“I serve to give back to our community by ensuring we have first class care right here in our own backyard. I am inspired by the team at Trillium that strives for excellence in health care, that is readily available and critical to our family and friends. The work is rewarding and provides a sense of accomplish and pride.”

Board member since June 12, 2002

 

Shihab spent over 20 years in the investment management industry, ascending to executive leadership roles in corporate strategy, business development and relationship management.

Shihab has worked at various investment management organizations, including at one of the world’s largest, an early stage, and a private boutique firm. He also has a breadth of experience with institutional, high-net-worth and retail investment markets. In his most recent role, he led one of the fastest growing businesses in Canada that managed assets for sophisticated institutional investors.

Why Trillium Health Partners Foundation?

“I believe a community is only as strong as the services and support systems that exist to help people in need. The growing demands on health care will only be increasing, and that inspires the need to make it better today for tomorrow. I am passionate about health care and access to it and feel a sense of commitment to give back to make our community better. I want to be a part of the community versus just living in it.”

Board member since November 29, 2017

Shihab spent over 20 years in the investment management industry, ascending to executive leadership roles in corporate strategy, business development and relationship management.

Shihab has worked at various investment management organizations, including at one of the world’s largest, an early stage, and a private boutique firm. He also has a breadth of experience with institutional, high-net-worth and retail investment markets. In his most recent role, he led one of the fastest growing businesses in Canada that managed assets for sophisticated institutional investors.

Why Trillium Health Partners Foundation?

“I am passionate about helping and contributing to a great cause. I believe that THP is worthy of investment and is a wonderful steward of donor dollars. We deliver on projects and programs, and are fiscally responsible to the community that supports us. The hospital is integral to the community and we have an opportunity to impact and elevate the level of care. THP is a progressive organization, evidenced by the voluntary amalgamation and balanced budget. I really wanted a cause to become engaged in and am passionate about THP – this is strictly a philanthropic endeavour for me.”

Board member since May 27, 2009

Shihab spent over 20 years in the investment management industry, ascending to executive leadership roles in corporate strategy, business development and relationship management.

Shihab has worked at various investment management organizations, including at one of the world’s largest, an early stage, and a private boutique firm. He also has a breadth of experience with institutional, high-net-worth and retail investment markets. In his most recent role, he led one of the fastest growing businesses in Canada that managed assets for sophisticated institutional investors.

Why Trillium Health Partners Foundation?

“I serve to give back to our community by ensuring we have first class care right here in our own backyard. I am inspired by the team at Trillium that strives for excellence in health care, that is readily available and critical to our family and friends. The work is rewarding and provides a sense of accomplish and pride.”

Board member since June 12, 2002