Michelle DiEmanuele is a dynamic leader known for her ability to lead large, complex organizations through periods of significant change and cultural transformation. She oversaw the merger that formed Trillium Health Partners, one of the largest community-based academically affiliated acute care facilities in North America, serving Mississauga, west Toronto and the surrounding communities. She is currently President and CEO of Trillium Health Partners, which is known for its innovative, collaborative spirit and for providing regional leadership in the areas of clinical genetics, oncology, neurosciences, seniors’ health, as well as cardiovascular, renal, maternal and child care.
Prior to her hospital appointment, Ms DiEmanuele served as Associate Secretary of Cabinet and Deputy Minister for the Ontario Government from 2004 to 2008. She spearheaded a renewal of public services through “Service Ontario”, which included the introduction of the first ever “Money Back Guarantee” for government services in North America. In 2007, Ms DiEmanuele served as Interim CEO of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG). In this role, she carried out an agenda that implemented 177 recommendations contained in the provincial Ombudsman’s report on the OLG, including the rollout of Ticket Checkers and the “sign your ticket” campaign. Prior to her work in public service, she was the Vice President of Branch and Small Business Banking, Retail Markets/Human Resources for CIBC, and from 2001 to 2003 served as Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development for Brookfield Properties Ltd., Canada’s largest commercial property management company.
In 2012 Ms DiEmanuele was presented with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of her commitment and contribution in the field of health care. In 2006, 2007 and 2010, she was recognized as one of Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women, and in 2011 was inducted into Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women Hall of Fame. She was recognized in 1999 as one of Canada's Top 40 under 40, and in 2005 among the most influential Top 40 under 40 in the past decade. She was the 2002 recipient of the St. Jerome’s College Father Norm Choat Distinguished Graduate Award.
Michelle DiEmanuele received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Waterloo in 1987, and her Masters of Arts in Political Science from the University of Toronto in 1994. She serves as director on a number of boards.