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, Chief Operating Officer of the Fraser Health Authority from 2002 to 2006, and 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 and a Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching from Royal Roads University, and an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from Royal Roads University.
She is a recipient of numerous awards and recognition, including the Woman of Distinction award from YWCA Metro Vancouver, 50 Most Influential Women in British Columbia and Most Influential Women in Business award from BC Business Magazine, and the Top 50 Power list from Vancouver Magazine. In 2018, Kathy was inducted into the Women’s Executive Network Canada (WXN) Top 100 Most Powerful Women Hall of Fame. In 2019 she was honoured as Canada’s Most Admired CEO in the Broader Public Sector category by Waterstone Human Capital.