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Dr. Brian O’Rourke, President and Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Brian O’Rourke is the President and Chief Executive Officer of CADTH. He joined CADTH in January of 2009 following a distinguished career as a Pharmacist and Health Care Executive with the Canadian military. With more than 35 years of experience in health care, Brian actively positions CADTH as the leading Canadian source of evidence-informed advice on managing pharmaceuticals and health technologies. He has a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Dalhousie University and a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Toronto. Dr. O’Rourke is the Chair of the Health Technology Assessment Steering Committee and a member of the Scientific Advisory Council for the Centre for Innovation in Regulatory Science. He is also Chair of the ISPOR Health Technology Assessment Council and served as the Board Chair for INAHTA — the International Network of Agencies for Health Technology Assessment from 2014 to 2018.