Fraser, Melanie

Chief Executive Officer
Health PEI
CEO's Office

Melanie Fraser is an accomplished senior Public Sector executive with 20+ years' experience building, leading and empowering growth in organizations and systems. Throughout her career with the public service, she has led large organizations and systems to deliver results for the benefit of the public.   

She has a track record of successfully leading in complex, multistakeholder environments and is known for delivering results.  Melanie is highly regarded for her strategic and very collaborative approach and is known as a compelling communicator who confidently gains buy-in from stakeholder. She is a calm and thoughtful people leader who takes pride in building high-functioning, diverse teams and values-based culture. 

Melanie was formerly the Associate Deputy Minister for Health, for the Province of Ontario with leadership of numerous portfolios including, the creation of the Ontario Health Agency, Mental Health & Addictions, Data and Digital Transformation, Hospital Operations & Capital Development, Home & Community Care, Agency Oversight, Health Human Resources, Labour Relations and Ambulance Services.  Prior to that she held executive positions including the Corporate Chief Information Officer for Ontario, the Chief Administrative Officer at Treasury Board and the Director of Operations, for the Ontario Death Investigation System. 

Melanie received an Honours BA, Master of Arts and the Presidents Gold Medal from Wilfrid Laurier University and an Executive MBA from the Ivey Business School at Western University.   Melanie reflects that her work ethic and passion for community service comes from her family who are farmers and Dutch immigrants.  She and her husband, who is from the East Coast, have two beautiful children and enjoy golfing, watersports and time spent at the barn. 


Contact Information

16 Garfield Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
2nd Floor