Tanja has 30 years of experience in private sector healthcare leadership, orchestrating strategy and operations across 50+ sites while coaching/developing leaders and teams of all types across multiple business streams. Her past role as Healthcare Innovation Lead with a national healthcare company positioned her in the emerging technology space, where she developed relationships with numerous inventors and start-ups redefining the healthcare landscape. This insight into future-facing innovations brought her to HealthTech Connex, where she currently pursues her passion for neuroscience as the Brain Health Integration Lead. Tanja continues to work with leaders, inventors, researchers and clinicians to create innovation-focused, cross-functional leadership teams that thrive as a result of their diversity.

In her spare time, you’ll find Tanja in gumboots, driving a tractor or digging in the ground on her farm-retreat in Courtenay. Where some see dirt, she sees potential.