Helen Angus, Deputy Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade and Deputy Minister Responsible for Women’s Issues and Seniors Affairs
Most recently, Helen was Associate Deputy Minister for Policy and Transformation at the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC). Earlier in 2014, she acted as MOHLTC interim deputy minister for five months, a role she carried in addition to her duties as head of the ministry’s Transformation Secretariat.
In 2012, Helen returned to the Ontario Public Service as Associate Deputy Minister at the MOHLTC after 10 years in leadership positions in the health sector. As Associate Deputy Minister, Helen had oversight for the ministry’s health system strategy and policy division and provided leadership for the divisions responsible for health promotion and public health, health human resources, and health capital.
Helen previously held a number of executive positions in the public sector and, prior to returning to the OPS, was recently vice-president responsible for the Ontario Renal Network at Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) achieving a significant transformation in the organization and quality of renal services across Ontario. She was also CCO’s vice-president of Planning and Strategic Implementation and vice-president of Research and Analysis at the Canadian Institute for Health Information.
Helen has also held a variety of senior roles at Cancer Care Ontario and in the Government of Ontario in planning, policy and strategy.
Helen was educated at University of Toronto and holds a Master of Science degree in Planning.