Ottawa, ON – November 8, 2021 – Santis Health, a leading Canadian health care consultancy, is strengthening its market-leading team with the addition of new Senior Associate, Caroline Pitfield. An experienced public servant in the federal health care system, Caroline will support Santis’ clients as they navigate the intricacies of the federal and pan-Canadian environment in a post-pandemic landscape.
“We are thrilled to have such an experienced federal public servant join our team of health care experts,” said Dan Carbin, Principal at Santis Health. “Caroline brings a unique combination of experience and expertise that will help health care organizations better understand, navigate and work with governments to build a stronger and more resilient health care system.”
Caroline has dedicated her career to work in the public service, especially health care. Most recently, Caroline was a Director General at the Canada Border Services Agency, supporting various aspects of the Agency’s COVID-19 response. Supporting two federal Ministers of Health as the Director of Policy, Caroline has a strong record of shepherding significant policies through federal and provincial government that has left its mark on Canada, including landmark Cannabis, Opioid and Medical Assistance in Dying legislation as well as the most significant health transfer agreements in decades. She also served as a Senior Policy Advisor to the Deputy Minister of Health and the Executive Director of Strategic Policy and Ministerial Services in the Public Health Agency of Canada.
“As governments and organizations continue to support Canadians throughout the pandemic, our country is in the midst of a truly transformative era in Canadian health care,” said Peter Cleary, Principal at Santis Health. “With the experience of working in the federal government as both senior political staff and a long-time public servant, we are thrilled Caroline will be working with our team to continue to improve and expand our capacity to support health care clients across Canada.”
Santis Health is a public affairs, strategic advisory, public policy, marketing and communication consultancy that is dedicated to providing first-class counsel and support for clients exclusively in the health care and life sciences sectors across the country.
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