Aleksandra Stefanovic-Chafe PhD (ABD)
Executive Director
Aleksandra has experience working with municipal, provincial and federal government agencies, and community organizations. She has a BA and MA in Political Science from Memorial University of Newfoundland, and is completing a PhD at Memorial University’s Faculty of Medicine. Some of her previous work includes evaluating supported employment programs for individuals with mental health conditions, developing innovative pre-employment programs for internationally trained workers in order to reduce barriers to their successful labour market attachment in Canada, expanding work opportunities for persons with disabilities in post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina, and advising on the impacts of asymmetrical federalism for provinces.


Roger Chafe PhD, MA
Senior Advisor
Roger has experience working with a wide range of stakeholders, including federal and provincial agencies, regional health authorities, and hospitals. He has expertise in the areas of health policy, health services research, applied qualitative research, public engagement, and cross-jurisdictional comparisons. He is an Associate Professor in the Division of Pediatric Research at Memorial University, and a member of the editorial board of the journal Healthcare Policy. He is a co-editor of Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s Public Engagement in Health Casebook and author of the book Allocating Health Care Resources in Canada. He holds a PhD in Medicine and a MA in Philosophy from Memorial University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. Since 2016, he has been listed in Who’s Who in the World.