Adams, Rick

Executive Director
Health PEI
Quality and Patient Safety

Rick Adams is the Executive Director of Quality and Safety.

In addition to being a Chartered Accountant, Rick recently obtained his Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) in Health Care Administration and Organizational Development/Leadership. Rick also holds a diploma in health administration from the Canadian Health Care Association.

Throughout his career, Rick has provided valuable leadership and support across the public sector. Most recently, Rick served as the Executive Director of Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Community Hospitals East. Previous leadership roles also include a lengthy term as Chief Financial Officer and Director of Corporate Services for the former Queens Health Region, and employment with the Department of Provincial Treasury as Director of Program Evaluation and Federal Fiscal Relations.

Rick continues to serve as a volunteer with minor hockey and is a sessional lecturer at UPEI.

Rick resides in Winsloe with his wife Trenna.

Contact Info

16 Garfield Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
1st Floor
(902) 368-5804
(902) 368-6136