Helen Zipes

Chair, Quality & Risk Management Committee – joined the SCS Board of Directors in 2014

Helen Zipes has extensive experience in both the public and private sectors of healthcare. She also has a lot of board experience and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors. Helen currently serves on 3 other Boards of Directors, besides that of SCS. In addition, she has much experience both chairing and participating on numerous local, regional and national committees.

Helen trained as a physiotherapist and later obtained an MBA, which led her into hospital management. Helen is currently working as a management consultant specializing in human resources and healthcare, having recently retired as Clinical Director of The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre and Academic Family Health Team.

Helen is committed to the mandate of SCS and chairs the Quality and Risk Management committee.