Brian Gibson Appointed Chief and Director of Peel Regional Paramedic Services

Brian Gibson Appointed Chief and Director of Peel Regional Paramedic Services

Brian Gibson has been officially appointed as the chief and director of Peel Regional Paramedic Services, marking a significant milestone in his distinguished career. The announcement, made on Tuesday, follows his commendable tenure as deputy chief from 2014 until 2023, during which he was appointed acting chief.

Strategic Leadership in Paramedic Services

Gibson's new role will involve spearheading strategic initiatives aimed at enhancing the quality of care provided to the community. His responsibilities will encompass overseeing pre-hospital emergency response, community safety and relations, and the innovative community paramedicine programs.

“Chief Gibson will lead strategic direction in providing the community with the highest quality of care through the delivery of various programs,” stated Peel Region in a press release. His leadership is anticipated to significantly impact the efficacy and outreach of paramedic services within the region.

A Visionary Leader

Nancy Polsinelli, Peel Region’s health services commissioner, expressed her confidence in Gibson’s leadership. “Brian Gibson is an empathetic and innovative leader who builds a strong, supportive workplace culture and forges partnerships across Peel Region and the health system to continually improve care to the community,” she remarked. Polsinelli highlighted the exceptional skills and compassion of the Peel Region Paramedic Services team, which is the second-largest service in Ontario.

Commitment to Excellence

Gary Kent, Peel Region’s chief administrative officer, praised Gibson’s extensive experience and significant leadership abilities. “His extensive experience and significant leadership abilities will ensure continued progress in enabling excellence among our committed paramedic teams,” Kent noted. Gibson’s track record demonstrates a steadfast commitment to advancing paramedic services and improving community health outcomes.

A Legacy of Service

Before joining Peel Region, Gibson accumulated 14 years of experience as a superintendent with Halton Region Emergency Medical Services. His career trajectory showcases a dedication to service excellence and community care, attributes that will undoubtedly benefit Peel Region in his new role as chief and director.

As Brian Gibson steps into this pivotal position, the community looks forward to the positive changes and advancements he will bring to Peel Regional Paramedic Services.

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