Karen Seward


Karen Seward, President

Karen Seward serves as the President of Cira Health Solutions, spearheading the company’s growth and development and streamlining corporate objectives. An accomplished executive leader with over 12 years of experience in the health industry, Karen brings a unique combination of business and clinical acumen to her role, complemented by strong relationship management skills. Karen’s leadership style positions Cira Health Solutions for long-term growth and market leadership.

Karen’s leadership and talent is exemplified in her prior positions, which include Executive Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at Morneau Shepell, Senior Vice President of Business Development and Marketing at Shepell.fgi, and Vice President of Business Development at The Forum Corporation. In these positions, Karen led and implemented high-growth strategies for business development, significantly increasing company revenue and value and building a platform to drive future success.

As a genuine innovator in the field of workplace mental health and a long time and essential supporter of ongoing research, education and awareness, Karen is a sought-after speaker at conferences on topics related to mental health and resiliency. She has authored white papers on mental health and chronic pain, and advocates for mental health solutions frequently taking her message to the media on daytime and news radio and television.

Karen is a board member of the Mount Sinai Brain Foundation and the Ontario Shores Foundation. Karen holds a BA in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Toronto.