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Julia Hanigsberg

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital President & CEO


Julia Hanigsberg is President and CEO of Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Canada’s largest paediatric rehabilitation hospital. Each year Holland Bloorview serves over 7400 children and youth with disabilities and complex medical needs.

Prior to joining Holland Bloorview Julia spent 9 years at Ryerson University, first as General Counsel and Secretary of the Board of Governors and then as Vice-President, Administration and Finance.

A lawyer by training Julia has law degrees from McGill University and the Columbia Law School. She has held Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and Fulbright Fellowships.

Julia has served on numerous volunteer boards and currently she is a member of the board of the Canadian Association of Pediatric Heath Centres, Canadian Business Sensibility, and on Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario, the CEO Committee of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network, the Executive Advisory Board of FIRST Robotics Canada, McGill University and McGill University’s Women, Leadership and Philanthropy Committee.