Josh Blair

Group President and Chief Corporate Officer, TELUS

In his capacity as a Group President, Josh provides leadership to multiple business units across TELUS.

Josh oversees TELUS Health and Payment Solutions, a Canadian leader in electronic medical and health records, benefits management solutions, pharmacy management systems, employer health offerings, consumer health services, financial payment solutions, and as well, human resources and talent management solutions.

In partnership with François Gratton, Josh also oversees TELUS Business Solutions, which includes strategy, sales, marketing and customer experience for business clients across Canada.

In addition, Josh is the Chair of TELUS International, the global arm of TELUS that is led by President and CEO, Jeffrey Puritt. TELUS International’s more than 30,000 team members across North America, Central America, Asia and Europe provide contact centre, business processing and information technology solutions to major corporate clients worldwide.

In his capacity as Chief Corporate Officer, Josh supports the TELUS Board on selected activities and primes relationships with many of TELUS' external stakeholders. As well, he oversees TELUS Ventures, a team dedicated to investing in promising start-up companies with innovative technology solutions that can help TELUS operate more effectively and succeed in the marketplace.

As a strong supporter of TELUS’ commitment to give where we live, he also serves on the Board of Directors for the Sandbox Project and the Board of Advisors for the Cures for Kids Foundation.

Josh is a professional engineer and his 23-year career at TELUS started after he graduated with distinction from the University of Victoria’s Electrical Engineering program. In 2015, he received a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Victoria in recognition of his professional achievements and community contributions. Josh is also a graduate of the Executive Program at Queen’s School of Business.