Shelly-Ann Rampersad, Managing Director, Florence
Shelly is an incredibly strong, fearless, and talented leader. Her leadership style is guided by her strong sense of purpose to make a positive impact on people’s health and wellbeing, and on our healthcare system. She brings a wealth of experience and creativity when it comes to solving complex challenges. Shelly’s career achievements are underpinned by her ability to drive meaningful change in a compassionate and honest way. She is admired for her passion to deliver excellent results and business outcomes, while supporting others to do the same. She frequently contributes her time to mentorship and coaching, and inspires those around her to challenge the status quo at every opportunity. Her influence is palpable, benefiting her teams, colleagues, and partners alike.
Shelly-Ann is Managing Director of Florence in Canada, a global tech start-up on a mission to tackle the healthcare staffing gap. She is the former Vice President of Clinical Operations at Maple, where she built and led the company’s health systems partnerships function and ran the company’s clinical operations including clinical strategy and care delivery operations. Prior to Maple, she was a management consultant within KPMG’s healthcare practice and has an MBA from the Rotman School of Management.
Shelly-Ann is deeply committed to amplifying the voices of equity-deserving groups and tackling issues around accessible healthcare.
She is a CivicAction DiverseCity Fellow, representing rising leaders shaping their communities, recent Arbor Award Recipient for her long-standing volunteer work with the University of Toronto, and was honoured as one of WXN’s Top 100 Canada’s Most Powerful Women in 2022.