Christopher Ward is Senior Partner, World Health Advocacy, a health policy and communications consultancy based in Hamilton, Canada, and Washington DC. USA. Ward served for many years in elected office in Canada. In the Ontario Legislature he served as Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Health and was responsible for carrying the legislation that established the Ontario Drug Benefit Program, which remains the largest publicly funded drug plan in Canada.
Subsequent to his service in the Ministry of Health he became Minister of Education and later Government House Leader. From 2008 to early 2013 Ward was responsible for international stakeholder outreach programs at PhRMA in Washington DC.
Chris Ward is currently a Board Member of the Cameron Institute and previously served as a voluntary Board Member of the Asthma Society of Canada and as a Board Member for the Hamilton Ontario chapter of the Canadian Mental Health Association.