Vice President, People, Legal & Privacy
Alberta Health Services
Todd Gilchrist is a senior executive with more than 30 years of business and senior leadership experience. He is skilled in all aspects of human resources, occupational health, safety and environmental management. Todd is as an authentic, motivational and engaging leader with significant experience in strategic planning, transformational change management and organizational performance improvement.
Todd returned to Alberta Health Services (AHS) in May of 2015 having previously held the position of Vice President, Human Resources and Workplace Health & Safety with the organization.
In his current role as Vice President of People, Legal & Privacy at AHS, Todd is focused on the organization’s culture. He strongly believes in supporting people to feel safe, healthy and valued, so that in turn, they can improve patient and family experiences, quality and safety.
Todd has worked in other sectors outside of healthcare. They include forestry, oil and gas, construction, mining, transportation and manufacturing. Prior to returning to AHS, Todd was the Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Health, Safety & Environment with Capital Power with responsibility for its Total Rewards, Talent Management, Labour Relations, Business Partner, Shared Services, and Health, Safety and Environment portfolios.
Todd is a member of the Human Resources Institute of Alberta, Canadian Society of Safety Engineering, and the American Society of Safety Engineers. He is accredited as a Certified Professional Human Resources (CPHR), Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) in Canada and a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) in the U.S.
Born and raised in Regina, Saskatchewan, Todd graduated from the University of Alberta’s Occupational Health & Safety Program and holds a Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Human Resources Management from Royal Roads University. Todd and his wife Judy are happy to call Alberta “home” and are the proud parents of two adult children.