Mr. Evans, BSc., BEd., LLB, is a retired partner of Gowlings’ Ottawa office with more than 40 years experience in the area of medical law. His practice included the areas of health law, medical malpractice and professional negligence. Among other services, he acted as General Counsel for the Canadian Medical Protective Association, the Medical Council of Canada, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS),formerly Canadian General Counsel for Encyclopaedia Britannica. Mr. Evans has been Chair of the Ottawa Hospital Foundation; President of the Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club; President of the Nansenhaus Association; and was a part-time Professor at the University of Ottawa Law School . Mr. Evans is currently a member of the Research Ethics Board of the Heart Institute.
Mr. Evans is the Board representative on Senate and was elected to the Board for a three-year term, ending on June 30, 2020.