Nicole DeKort is the President & CEO for Medtech Canada – the industry association representing Canada’s Medical Technology Companies – pursuing opportunities to demonstrate the value of innovative medical technology to government, stakeholders and key partners in the health care system.
Prior to joining Medtech Canada, Nicole has a 15-year background in politics and government in a diverse portfolio of roles which includes working in opposition, in government (in both the Premier’s office and in Minister’s offices), and for the Ontario Liberal Party as Executive Director. While no longer involved in partisan politics, Nicole also has extensive campaign experience having served in a variety of roles in over 40 provincial, federal and municipal election campaigns – both centrally and at the local level.
Nicole’s last role in government prior to joining Medtech Canada was serving as the Executive Director of Strategic Planning for the Hon. Deb Matthews, then Minister of Health and Long-Term Care.
Nicole also serves on the Board of Directors for Yellow Brick House, which provides shelter and support services for abused women and children in York Region.