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Edward directs commercial strategy and business development at Thrive Health. He spends his days leading, mentoring, and facilitating relationships between internal commercial teams, and external ones to forge and grow new business partnerships. By carefully evaluating strategic partnership options, Edward ensures that our business development planning and execution are consistently aligned with Thrive Health’s mission and vision.
Edward brings over three decades of experience in healthcare operations and innovation to our team. As National Director, Strategic Partnerships at LifeLabs, he worked within Business Development to identify transformative opportunities for laboratory medicine, diagnostic testing, customer and payer channels, and digital technology solutions. Prior to LifeLabs, Edward spent over two decades with Provincial Services Health Authority and the BC Centre for Disease Control, holding various operational leadership positions.
Edwards holds a BSc in Microbiology from The University of British Columbia, and a certificate from the Centre for Creative Leadership’s flagship program focusing on human-centred, transformational leadership producing lasting change. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family, walking or hiking with his dog Koby, working on his collector car and in his garden.