EnterpriseHealth is Growing
TORONTO, ON — EnterpriseHealth is excited to announce we are expanding our team of health experts with the addition of communications and government relations professionals Alexandra Hilkene, Heather Barlow and Nikita Singh and to our growing national healthcare practice.
Dedicated to helping clients tackle the biggest challenges in health care, Alexandra, Heather, and Nikita each boast an intimate knowledge of Ontario’s health care system and the provincial political landscape. Together, they have experience working in government at Queen’s Park including in the Ministry of Health and Minister of Health’s Office as well as first-hand experience in health policy, research, communications and media relations.
“We’re excited to continue to build the EnterpriseHealth roster, adding new skills and perspectives that will help us develop winning strategies,” said Katie Heelis, Vice President EnterpriseHealth. “Alexandra, Heather and Nikita are already providing incredible value to our clients by helping them to navigate Canada’s health system and developing policy and communication solutions to today’s health care challenges.”
Alexandra Hilkene, Consultant: Alexandra helps clients develop compelling cases to advance their strategic communications and government relations goals. Possessing extensive experience in crisis communications and issues management, she also supports our clients in navigating communications in high-pressure situations. Prior to joining EnterpriseHealth, Alexandra was press secretary to Ontario’s Deputy Premier and Minister of Health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Alexandra holds a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University.
Heather Barlow, Coordinator: Heather combines her communications and public policy experience to ensure clients communicate their message successfully to government and plays an integral role in shaping the strategies that our clients rely on. Prior to joining EnterpriseHealth, Heather worked in the offices of the Ontario Minister of Education, and Minister of Children, Community and Social Services. Heather holds a Master of Public Administration Degree from the University of Saskatchewan.
Nikita Singh, Consultant: Nikita has a passion for implementing creative and innovative health system solutions for clients by leveraging her unique public health, research, policy, media and health communication backgrounds. Prior to joining EnterpriseHealth, Nikita was at the Ministry of Health implementing Ontario Health Teams, specifically focusing on strategic planning and engagement with patient, family and caregivers. Nikita holds a Master of Public Health Degree from Western University.
As Enterprise Canada continues to grow its footprint across the country, the EnterpriseHealth team will continue to grow as well, providing valuable cross-jurisdiction health insights and building regional expertise.
The additions of Alexandra, Heather and Nikita to EnterpriseHealth is part of this growth strategy, increasing the team’s ability to take on new challenges and help more clients develop and execute impactful strategic plans, address public policy challenges, and navigate complex issues.