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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Christopher Carew, MBA

The Hospital for Sick Children
Director of Strategy, Finance and Administration

University of Toronto
Strategic Administrative, Financial and Operational Partner to the Chair

Phone: 416.813.7654 ext 202671
Email: Chris.Carew@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Chris joined the Department of Paediatrics at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in November 2016 as the Director of Strategy, Finance and Administration.

Chris serves as the strategic administrative, financial and operational partner to the Chair, Department of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto and Paediatrician-in-Chief at SickKids, and is the chief financial steward for the Department of Paediatrics. Chris is responsible for the overall management of the department’s Alternate Funding Plan and also champions a collaborative, participative planning process for the Department of Paediatrics and the University of Toronto including a comprehensive communication system to ensure that all stakeholders have the opportunity for appropriate involvement in and information pertaining to strategic directions.

Previously Chris served as the director of strategy for the Centre for Genetic Medicine at SickKids. In this role, Chris brought together research and clinical leaders through the translation of new genetic knowledge with the goal to improve children’s health outcomes through individualized genetic medicine and research while building a more integrated service delivery model for genetics across Ontario.

Prior to joining SickKids in 2007, Chris held senior positions as Executive Director of the Grand River District Health Council and most recently as the Chief Executive Officer leading provincial planning and research initiatives for the Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario. 

Chris completed his Master of Business Administration from Royal Roads University in Victoria British Columbia, a Master in Project Management from Schulich School of Business at York University, and is a Scholarship recipient of Schulich’s Business Executive Program from York University in Toronto Ontario.