Kathy Kinloch has served as the President of the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) since January 2014. From 2010 to 2013, she was President of Vancouver Community College, and from 2007 to 2010, she served as the Dean of Health Sciences at BCIT. Kathy was a Senior Advisor to the Ministry of Health for the B.C. government from 2006 to 2007, the Chief Operating Officer of the Fraser Health Authority from 2002 to 2006, and a Vice-President at Surrey Memorial Hospital from 1981 to 2002.
Kathy holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Alberta, a Master of Arts in Leadership from Royal Roads University and an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from Royal Roads University. In 2016, Kathy was named a Woman of Distinction by YWCA Metro Vancouver.
She was recognized by BC Business magazine as one of the 50 most influential women in British Columbia in 2015 and 2016; by Vancouver Magazine in its Top 50 Power list in 2015 and 2016; and by the Women’s Executive Network as one of Canada’s most powerful women in the top 100 Public Sector Leaders in 2015, 2016 and 2017. In 2017, she was one of six winners of the Most Influential Women in Business award granted by Business in Vancouver magazine.