Lori Hale

Executive Lead, Research and Policy

Lori Hale

Lori Hale has been part of The Change Foundation’s team since September 2007. As Executive Lead, Research and Policy, she leads research projects and evaluation initiatives, the positioning of the Foundation’s policy papers, and strategic planning.

Lori brings over 30 years of experience in strategic planning, policy development, project management and organizational change from work in the public service and not-for-profit sectors. She held increasingly senior positions at the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, handling a wide range of policy portfolios including health promotion, telehealth, health economic development and quality standards. Lori also has a broad range of public service experience with leadership positions at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, the Ministry of Community and Social Services, the Ministry of Intergovernmental Affairs, the Ministry of Research and Innovation, and the Premier’s Council on Health, Well-Being and Social Justice.

Lori has a Masters of Social Work from the University of Toronto and an Honours Bachelor of Arts from Queen’s University.

You can reach Lori at lhale@changefoundation.com or 416-205-1315.


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