Kathleen Finlay is CEO of The Center for Patient Protection and founder of The Zero Now Campaign to fight sexual misconduct in the workplace. She is an internationally recognized voice for empowering patients and families to achieve safer care in the hospital setting and for combating medical errors and the emotional harm they cause. She was previously involved in the regulation of Canada's capital markets. Over the years Kathleen advised cabinet ministers and senior government officials on intergovernmental affairs and in the development of financial public policy and legislation, including the creation of the flagship legislation that saw the Ontario Securities Commission transitioned to a self-funding body. Long concerned about the rights of women to be free from sexual misconduct in the workplace, and a survivor herself, Kathleen founded The Zero Now Campaign to fight sexual misconduct and to help its victims rebuild their careers. She is a frequent commentator in the media and has been a regular contributor to HuffPost since 2012. She holds a B.A. (Hons) from Victoria University and an M.A. (first class standing) from the University of Toronto. She is a published author on Ontario legislative history and provided principal research for the best-selling Canada and the Reagan Challenge, considered one of the best contemporary studies of Canada-U.S. relations.
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