Health Policy Consultant
Former Minister of Health and Wellness
Hon. Fred Horne is a Canadian health policy consultant and former Alberta Minister of Health.
A frequent speaker and panelist on health system issues, Hon. Horne is currently Senior Advisor to Ottawa-based 3Sixty Public Affairs and Chair of Mohawk Medbuy Corporation, a national health sector shared services organization.
He began his career as a community health planner in Ontario’s former District Health Council program and later moved to the public service (Ontario and Alberta). He transitioned to policy consulting in the early 1990s and has partnered with a broad range of organizations across Canada and abroad to address key health system issues.
He was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta in 2008 and appointed Minister of Health and Wellness in 2011.
Hon. Horne also serves as Adjunct Professor at the University of Alberta’s School of Public Health and volunteers his time to support policy education and patient education and engagement initiatives across the country. He currently serves on the boards of the Canadian Frailty Network (National Centre of Excellence) and Providence Living (BC).