Leadership Team

Daniel Faulkner, HBSc, MBA
Registrar & CEO

Daniel Faulkner is committed to the demonstration of regulatory excellence and positioning professional regulators as an important contributor to health care systems. He has deep respect for the public interest and has focused on advancing organizations, programs and professions in patient quality and safety. His career spans all aspects of regulatory program oversight including licensure, assessment, and the design of risk-based and evidence-informed regulation.

Daniel began his journey as the Registrar & CEO of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario in August 2020. He Co-Chaired with the Ontario Ministry of Health to create and implement Canada’s first performance measurement framework for health professional Colleges. He is the immediate past-Chair of the Canadian Dental Regulatory Authorities Federation and Chair of the Health Profession Regulators of Ontario.

Daniel served almost 25 years with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. He held senior leadership roles including Director of Quality Management, Deputy Registrar and Interim CEO & Registrar. He has independently consulted for several organizations and professions in Canada building solutions for challenges related to governance, strategy, business development and operations.

Formally trained in Pharmacology and Toxicology (HBSc) from Western University, he has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Health Services Management from McMaster University and certification from the Rotman Advanced Health Leadership Program.

  • Deputy Registrar

    Andréa Foti
  • Chief Financial Officer

    Jeffrey Gullberg
  • Director, Communications

    Lesley Byrne
  • Organizational Transformation and College Equity Officer

    Michelle Tremblay
  • Director, Quality Assurance

    Susan Taylor
  • Director, Professional Conduct & Regulatory Affairs

    Gillian Slaughter
  • Director, Finance

    Kelly Tripp
  • Director, Information Technology

    Auldwin Armstrong
  • Director, Human Resources

    Joe Donahue
  • Manager, Registration

    Hilary Bauer
  • Manager, Facility Inspection Program

    Danielle Rodé
  • Manager, Professional Liability Program

    Alan Lachapelle
  • Manager, Operations & Facilities

    Harsh Vardhan