Trish Barbato

Trish Barbato is an award-winning innovator and experienced healthcare executive. Trish is an impressive leader skilled at building innovation internally and externally, driving organizational change, harnessing technology and inspiring people to achieve clear strategic objectives.

Prior to joining Arthritis Society Canada, Trish served with senior living provider Revera Inc. as Senior Vice President, Innovation and Strategic Partnerships. She was previously President and CEO of COTA Health, a rehabilitation and mental health organization. Trish is a University of Waterloo graduate and Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant.

Trish is a published author and international speaker on topics such as design thinking, innovation, leadership and culture. She has co-founded two non-profit organizations. In 2012, she received the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Award for her charity contributions.