Brian Reed

Joined the SCS Board of Directors in 2020

Brian Reed is a self-employed consultant providing subject matter expertise and project leadership in e-Health, program management, technology strategy, identity and access management, biometrics, immigration and border management.

Brian is a former technology executive with over 25 years of operational and consulting experience in large scale IT systems strategy, design and deployment. He was responsible for developing the technology division of a major international security company and building markets in Latin America, Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East. He was the lead manager for a large-scale program to introduce a new currency and identity system to the newly formed country of Ukraine. He has patented technology used for secure mobile network access including biometrics and cryptography. This is currently in use by U.K. Immigration and various high security agencies in the U.S.

Brian also has consulted extensively in the healthcare sector. He managed early investments of a national public sector healthcare organization and contributed to the development of knowledge management tools and processes supporting the implementation of a pan-Canadian electronic health record strategy. He was the lead manager for the project to develop a single patient registry for Ontario. One of his recent engagements was performing a business and technology strategy review for a Canadian Medical Association owned company which supplies physicians with electronic medical record software and services.