The strength and success of Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) is backed by our volunteer board of directors. Consisting of 12 independent directors and our CEO its members represent a variety of industries and geographies across Ontario. Together the board provides oversight, insight, and foresight to WSPS operations.
WSPS Board Member | Technology & Innovation Committee Chair
WSPS board member Ajay Bhardwaj started his career working on Ergonomics consulting engagements in a variety of industries including utilities, textiles, automotive
CTO & CISO Toronto Stock Exchange
WSPS board member Bobby Singh is a driven executive with proven track record for designing and implementing highly available and secure services.
Fred H. Burke
Audit & Finance Committee Chair
WSPS board member Fred H. Burke is an accomplished c-suite executive having over 30 years of experience within large and mid-sized private and public companies
Human Resources Committee Chair
WSPS board member Janet Cloud is an accomplished senior technology and operations executive with global experience in medium to large companies.
Lori is an experienced commercial and regulatory lawyer and an active volunteer.
President & Chief Executive Officer, WSPS
Ms. Brownell continually seeks new ways to extend WSPS' reach to the approximately 4 million employees working in the manufacturing, agriculture and services sectors across Ontario
Marianne Matichuk, Chair
Former Mayor of the City of Greater Sudbury
WSPS Board Chair Marianne Matichuk has over 30 years of health and safety, political and business experience in several roles, including the first elected female and former Mayor of the City of Greater Sudbury
Tech & Agility Executive
WSPS Board Member Marjan Pouran has over 20 years of technology and leadership experience, she has been serving on boards for last 10 years across for-profit and not-for-profit
Co-founder Wanilah Advisors, Corporate Director
Neal's career has given him the opportunity to execute change across Strategy, Finance, Risk, Operations and Technology at many large organizations and banks.
Director, Environment, Health & Safety, Acklands-Grainger Inc.
WSPS board member Nicola McGovern is an effective senior leader, compliance professional and advisor with over 12 years' experience in environment, health & safety
National Health & Safety Coordinator, UNIFOR (Ford)
WSPS board member Scott Smith has more than 15 years in the labour movement and ten years' experience in Health and Safety. He represents a wide range of sectors
Governance Committee Chair
WSPS board member Tony Thoma's experiences include senior-level positions in academia and industry including: Dean of Engineering Technology, VP operations
It is an exhilarating time at Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) and we're looking for two inspirational and collaborative individuals to join our board of directors.
As part of the our Director Recruitment policy, all director candidates must consider possible conflicts of interest with WSPS.