Michael Marchbank leads the overall management and delivery of health programs and services in one of the largest and fastest-growing health networks in Canada, overseeing acute care hospitals as well as community-based residential care, home health, mental health services, public health services and chronic disease management.
Michael Marchbank joined Fraser Health as President and CEO on January 2, 2015. Prior to that Michael was the President and CEO of Health Employers Association of B.C. He has an extensive breadth of knowledge and experience gained through increasingly senior positions in health care. Michael has held the position of Chief Operating Officer for the Provincial Health Services Authority which he assumed after serving as the Executive Vice-President of Provincial Health Services Authority. Prior to the consolidation and establishment of the six provincial health authorities, Michael held the position of Chief Human Resources Officer, and subsequently served as President and CEO of the Fraser Valley Health Region. From 1992 to 1997, Michael was Vice-President, Corporate Services for Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops.
Michael has held a number of appointments in a wide range of health-related institutes, commissions and advisory committees including the B.C. Forensic Commission, the Child and Family Research Institute, the Women’s Health Research Institute and the Physician Strategic Services Advisory Committee. He has co-chaired, with the Assistant Deputy Minister of Health, the provincial Clinical Care Management Committee, a major standardized care initiative in B.C. In 2001/2002, Michael was appointed by the Ministry of Health to the Canadian Nurse Advisory Committee to review nursing issues in Canada.