Brenda Irwin

Brenda Irwin joined the Providence Health Care Board in 2012.

Brenda is the Managing Partner of Relentless Pursuit Partners, managing investments for private investors across a range of sectors, including health and wellness. Previously, she was a venture capitalist for 13 years as a member of BDC Venture Capital’s life sciences team. Before entering the world of finance, Brenda enjoyed a career as a middle school science teacher.

Her other non-profit experience includes tenure as vice-president for the Take A Hike, Youth At Risk Foundation while it went through a decade of program growth and community expansion. She is dedicated to mentorship and finds time to explore British Columbia’s beauty when training for triathlons. Brenda has a BSc from the University of Guelph and an MBA from the University of British Columbia.

“Making an impact in health care often feels like mountain climbing. Providence Health Care’s unwavering commitment to underserved communities is inspirational as they serve the most challenging ‘summits in health care’.”