On February 4 2019, WorkSafeNB welcomed experienced Information Technology leader, Jeff Sheehan, as Chief Information Officer.
Over the past 20 years Sheehan has held progressive leadership roles in information technology, most recently Senior Manager with EY’s Atlantic Advisory Practice. He has served as a trusted advisor to a wide variety of complex public and private organizations, leading the assessment, design and implementation of their information technology systems. Previous to his work with EY, Sheehan was the Vice President of Operations and co-founder of Ambir, an IT Consulting Services company, where he was integrally involved in all aspects of the business from HR to Accounting. During his 10 years with the organization it was twice recognized as one of the region’s Best Places to Work by Progress Magazine.
WorkSafeNB is a Provincial Crown Corporation committed to healthy and safe workplaces for New Brunswick’s workers and employers. Through education, training and workplace inspections, the priority of the organization is preventing workplace injuries and occupational disease.
As the CIO for WorkSafeNB, Sheehan is responsible for all aspects of Information Technology as the organization embarks on a significant corporate-wide transformation. He will ensure the IT infrastructure and technology environment aligns with WorkSafeNB’s strategic goals including the vision of a modern, client-focused service delivery model that drives convenient and efficient real time customer interactions, enables high organizational performance, and meets security and risk management requirements.
Sheehan earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of New Brunswick, and studied Technology Management at the University of Waterloo. He has an extensive track record of volunteer leadership in the community, giving of his time in support numerous community initiatives including: Enterprise Saint John, Saint John Industrial Parks, United Way Saint John, Pay It Forward Saint John, InterAction School of Performing Arts, TheThinkCity, among others.