Michael Brennan, CEO, Canadian Physiotherapy Association

Michael Brennan is the CEO of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, representing 13,000 physiotherapists and assistants across Canada. Mr. Brennan brings 25 years in association management and health policy to the leadership of Canada’s largest rehabilitation association.
Other duties include Board Director of the Canadian Institute of Military and Veterans Health Research, lecturer at the Queens University Monieson Centre for Business Research in Healthcare, and Co-chair of the Health Action Lobby group comprising 40 of Canada’s health associations and patient advocacy groups.
Mr. Brennan holds a Masters degree in Economics from the University of Ottawa. He previously served as the Executive Director of the Canadian Technology Human Resources Board, and Director of Standards and Accreditation for the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists.
He has published articles on health economics, the role of associations in generating social capital, and responsible lobbying. He lives in the national capital with his wife Sandy, a physiotherapist, and two children, Talia and Joe. An avid sportsman, Mr. Brennan is head coach of the Kanata Knights Mosquito (American) Football team. He enjoys running, curling, skiing and golf.