Member Profile

Mr. Michael Brennan

Chief Strategy Officer, Spiral Therapy Inc.

Michael Brennan was born in Ottawa, Canada. He received the Bachelor of Arts (History) and Masters of Arts (Economics) degrees from the University of Ottawa in 1990 and 2007 respectively. He is a consultant specializing in healthcare and the non-profit sector. He has over 27 years’ experience in association management and health policy. From 2008 to 2017 he served as Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. He has published articles on health economics, the role of associations in generating social capital, and responsible lobbying. Other duties include Co-chair of Organizations for Health Action (HEAL 2015-2017), member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Institute of Military and Veterans Health Research, and member of the Governance Committee of the Ottawa Hospital Foundation. He was recently a visiting professor at National University in Bogota, Columbia, and he delivered the 2016 Founders’ Lecture for the United Kingdom Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.