Terry Pursell, HBA

President and CEO, North York General Foundation

Terry Pursell-2021

Terry joined the North York General Foundation as President and CEO in February 2010, and has spent the past several years developing and launching the comprehensive Campaign for North York General, the largest in the history of our Hospital. The North York General Foundation exists to help enable the hospital to fulfill its mission to lead the pursuit of excellence through learning, innovation and partnerships. Terry and the foundation staff are dedicated to supporting the hospital's strategic plan by raising private funds for equipment, capital improvements, clinical programs, education and research. 

Terry has over two decades of experience in the public sector; prior to joining NYGH, her most recent role was Vice President of Global Business Development and Communications for Right To Play, a global organization that uses the transformative power of play to educate and empower children facing adversity. Previously, Terry's roles have included Associate Dean, Advancement at the University of Toronto, and Campaign Director at York University.