Michael Sangster comes to HealthPartners with a passion to bring together our stakeholders, governments and individuals together to find common ground and build outcomes that support our communities.
Michael joins us as the current CEO of the National Association of Career Colleges and having most recently been the managing partner of the Waterloo Group and Chief Commercial Officer of Pal Aerospace. He was previously the Vice President of Strategic Relations and Federal Government Affairs at TELUS. Prior to TELUS he was Vice President of Sales at C-COM Satellite Systems, and Federal Government Relations and Sales Manager at Assure Health Inc.
He brings with him extensive volunteer experience with many diverse organizations in Ottawa including the Canadian Hospice and Palliative Care Association, Ottawa Police Gala, Ottawa Food Bank and the Hill Charity Golf Classic.
Michael was granted the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal Award in 2013 in recognition of his service to his community and is an Ottawa Police 2015 Community Leadership Award recipient. He attended the University of Manitoba and completed the Governance Essentials Program for Directors from the University of Ottawa School of Management Centre for Executive Education.
Michael Sangster is an award-winning executive and community leader with over 30 years of experience. Michael has an unprecedented talent for activating change, cultivating relationships and rescuing troubled partnerships through skillful negotiation and consensus building.