Meet The People Who Lead The Canadian Red Cross

Through their collective experience and vision, the Executive Management Team contributes to the continuing success of the Canadian Red Cross. We invite you to consult their biographies, to learn more about the backgrounds and profiles of our executives.

Conrad Sauvé

Conrad Sauvé

Conrad Sauvé is Secretary General and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Red Cross. Under his leadership, the Canadian Red Cross has achieved the highest standards of donor accountability in Canada and has dramatically increased its capacity in emergency response and health care both in Canada and abroad...
Ann Clancy

Ann Clancy

Ann Clancy is Chief of Staff at the Canadian Red Cross. Since joining the Red Cross in 2003, she has held several management roles including Director National Volunteer Resource Management, International delegate working in the Tsunami affected areas, and the Director Human Resources for the Canadian Red Cross, Ontario...
Jimmy Mui

Jimmy Mui

Jimmy Mui is Chief Financial Officer at the Canadian Red Cross. Prior to joining the Red Cross in 2013, Jimmy worked for 20 years in diverse leadership and management positions within municipal government, publicly traded and private organizations.
Samuel Schwisberg

Samuel Schwisberg

Sam Schwisberg was appointed General Counsel of the Canadian Red Cross in 2009 and assumed the role of Corporate Secretariat in 2010. Sam previously worked for the Canadian Red Cross from 1991 to 1998, first providing legal and risk management support and later on became General Counsel and Corporate Secretary...
Leslie Dunning

Leslie Dunning

Leslie Dunning is the Canadian Red Cross Director General for Violence and Abuse Prevention. She began her career at the Canadian Red Cross as a youth volunteer for water safety and blood donor recruitment. She held her first staff position in 1978 followed by progressively senior management roles across Western Canada...
John L. Byrne

John L. Byrne

John Byrne is Director General, Disaster Management. He is the national executive lead for disaster management providing leadership and guidance for all disaster-related programs across Canada including relief operations...
Almin Surani

Almin Surani

Almin Surani, is Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Canadian Red Cross. He has over 17 years of experience in the technology field in both private and non-profit companies. In 2002, Almin received his MBA from Queen’s University. He also serves on the National Board for the CIO Association of Canada...
Susan Johnson

Susan Johnson

Susan Johnson is Director General of International Operations and Movement Relations at the Canadian Red Cross. She has worked within the Red Cross movement since 1998 and has taken on several critical leadership roles both within Canada and abroad...
Pam Aung Thin

Pam Aung Thin

Pam Aung Thin is National Director, Public Affairs and Government Relations. She has over twenty years communications experience in government, private industry and not for profit sectors. Prior to joining the Canadian Red Cross, Pam was Vice President of Communications for the Royal Canadian Mint...
Michel Léveillé

Michel Léveillé

Michel Léveillé is Director General of the Canadian Red Cross, Québec and national executive lead for fund development. Michel previously held the position of Director of Fund Development and Communications from 2003 to 2005...
Louise Castonguay

Louise Castonguay

Louise Castonguay is Director General, Atlantic Canada. She is a New Brunswick native and attended the Université de Moncton where she obtained her Bachelors Degree in Administration and a Certificate in Gerontology.
Sue Phillips

Sue Phillips

Sue Phillips is the Director General for the Canadian Red Cross in Western Canada, a position she has held since 2010. She is responsible for Red Cross operations across the four Western provinces and Northern Canada...