Leslie McGill is the President & CEO of MedicAlert Foundation Canada, one of Canada’s longstanding health charities, and the country’s most trusted emergency health information service organizations.
A MedicAlert subscriber for nearly 40 years, Ms. McGill became President & CEO in May 2020 with a focus to protect more Canadians, increase MedicAlert’s charitable impact, and build on a solid foundation of partnerships with Canada’s first responder community.
A passionate healthcare champion, Ms. McGill has spent more than 30 years in the health sector primarily focused on advocacy, fundraising. She has also held senior executive positions within an Ontario crown corporation, one of the world’s best-known public relations firms, and two of Canada’s most recognized academic health sciences centres. Ms. McGill’s consulting clients have included several iconic Canadian and global brands including Loblaw, SickKids, the Canadian Cancer Society, the University of Toronto, Pfizer, and Eli Lilly.
A journalist by training, Ms. McGill holds a Master of Journalism from Western University (UWO) and is the recipient of several awards for her work in the field of advertising and marketing.