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Peter Goodhand

Treasurer, GGMC
Steering Committee, G2MC
Co-Chair, IHCC

  • CEO, Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH)

Peter Goodhand is a leader in the global health sector, holding senior executive and board member positions in the health research advancement community. 

He played a key role in the creation of the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) to accelerate progress in genomic research and medicine in June 2013 and is currently the CEO of the organization.

Prior to his role with GA4GH, he was the President and CEO of the Canadian Cancer Society, and before joining the charitable sector, he had a 20-year career in the global medical technology industry.

In addition to his role at GA4GH, he sits on several international boards in areas of genomics, cancer, and rare diseases.

Peter also had a 12-year experience as a patient advocate, caregiver, and navigator throughout his family’s battle with a rare cancer.