BioTalent Canada - CEO of BioTalent Canada
Rob Henderson is a seasoned executive with more than 25 years of private and public sector management experience. He has led the transformation of BioTalent Canada into an in-demand partner, policy influencer, and project leader that brings together the largest national bio-economy network in Canada. Under Rob’s leadership, BioTalent Canada’s national portfolio has expanded, with the mandate to increase student job-readiness matched to health and bioscience related career opportunities.
Since 2011, Rob has grown BioTalent Canada from an initial staff count of five to its current contingent of more than 40 team members. Under his leadership, BioTalent Canada was named one of Ontario’s Best Workplaces and one of Canada’s best healthcare care workplaces by Great Place To WorkTM in 2020. He helped determine the organization’s unique value proposition and market niche which enabled him to build a network of more than 60 partner organizations.
Under Rob’s guidance, BioTalent Canada has engaged with government, employers, industry associations, post-secondary institutions, immigrant serving agencies, and service providers. Together, this dynamic network strengthens skills, connects job-ready talent to industry, and creates opportunities. Its proven performance provides industry with funding, HR resources, and labour market intelligence to help companies successfully build their teams.
BioTalent Canada supports the people behind life-changing science. Trusted as the go-to source for labour market intelligence, BioTalent Canada guides bio-economy stakeholders with evidence-based data and industry-driven standards. BioTalent Canada is focused on igniting the industry’s brainpower bridging the gap between job-ready talent and employers and ensuring the long-term agility, resiliency, and sustainability of one of Canada’s most vital sectors.
We’re focused on helping the people who work here reach their potential.
We’re equally focused on helping those with an interest in Canada’s bio-economy find their place within the industry and grow into its future leaders.
The Canadian bio-economy is people focused, a career of choice and a key driver of the Canadian economy.
We strengthen Canada’s bio-economy by providing valuable, evidence-based labour market information and the best job-ready human resources available.
Acting in partnership we harness our candor, enthusiasm and sincerity to demonstrate leadership, credibility, integrity and diversity.