Michael Spinks, Director Knowledge ManagementMichael Spinks MSc., CStat

Chief Knowledge Officer

Michael Spinks is the Chief Knowledge Officer with the South East LHIN.  He is a skilled data analyst as well as a Chartered Statistician with the Royal Statistical Society, UK.  Michael’s over fifteen years of experience spans a number of sectors including public health, demography, tourism and industrial relations.  His areas of specialty include population health, survey methodology and statistical system development, all of which he has applied in his work with the LHIN and many regional organizations including the Caribbean Epidemiology Centre, Health Information Partnership of Eastern Ontario and Cancer Care Ontario.  He has led the development of many regional statistical reporting systems, in particular PrevCan at Cancer Care Ontario and the RRFSS Query System for Ontario Public Health Units.  He was also responsible for the South East LHIN Regional Capacity Assessment and Projection study which serves as the basis for evaluating major health system initiatives in the region.  Michael also serves as a statistical consultant on numerous research projects and a trainer on statistical analysis and applications.