Senior Management Team

The Royal’s team of dedicated professionals provides corporate leadership through diverse responsibilities and by developing strategies that address the work of the organization.

Our Team

  • Joanne Bezzubetz, PhD - President and CEO
  • Dr. Raj Bhatla - Psychiatrist-in-Chief and Chief of Staff
  • Dr. David Attwood - Associate Chief (Ottawa)
  • Dr. Sanjiv Gulati - Associate Chief (Brockville)
  • Cal Crocker - Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer
  • Dr. Florence Dzierszinski - President of the IMHR and VP of Research at The Royal
  • Mitchell Bellman - President and CEO, Royal Ottawa Foundation for Mental Health
  • Jim Lambley - Acting Director, Strategic Planning and Evaluation
  • Esther Millar, Vice President of Patient Care Services, Professional Practice and Chief Nursing Executive
  • Susan Farrell, Vice President, Patient Care Services and Community Mental Health
  • Dr. Kim Corace, Vice President, Innovation and Transformation
  • Karen Monaghan, Director, Communications