Board of Directors
Global Leader and VP, Research and Client Insights, Telus Health
Paula Allen is the Global Leader, Research and Client Insights and a Vice-President at TELUS Health. Her focus is on discovering defining and communicating industry trends; working with clients to provide analytics, data-driven decision guidance and change management; and supporting TELUS Health with insights to inform our products and client support.
Paula is a well-recognized expert in all areas of workplace mental health, total health and wellbeing, learning strategies, disability management and inclusive workplaces. She is a sought-after speaker by media, organizations, and conferences for her knowledge and expertise in current issues and the future direction of health, wellbeing, productivity, and related risk management.
Paula completed undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Toronto in psychological research and neuropsychological testing and clinical intervention. She has more than 20 years of experience relating to workplace research, product development and operational leadership that spans the range of EFAP, Workplace Learning, Attendance and Disability Management and Health and Benefits Consulting.
She is also a member of the Women’s College Hospital’s Board of Directors, part of the Technical Committee for the update to the National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace, on the Board of Kerry’s Place Autism Services and several other research and advisory boards.