President & CEO

John Wright

As of January 1, 2010, John Wright is the new President and CEO of the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI).

Mr. Wright has more than 30 years of public-sector experience, including as deputy minister of Health and deputy minister of Finance for the Government of Saskatchewan. He also served as president and CEO of several crown agencies in that province, including SaskPower, Crown Investments Corporation and Saskatchewan Government Insurance. Before joining CIHI, he was a lecturer in economics at the University of Regina.

Mr. Wright has served on the boards of governors for the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan. He holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Alberta and an honours bachelor of economics from the University of Western Ontario.