Bridgette is Managing Director of AGE-WELL NCE. Bridgette joined the AGE-WELL team early on as Project Manager of the NCE grant application. Previously, from 2008 to 2013, she managed Toronto Rehab’s knowledge translation office called SPARC – Strategic Policy and Research Communications – where she also worked as the research institute’s liaison to the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. She was responsible for leading many special projects at Toronto Rehab including Ministry-directed research projects as part of Toronto Rehab’s health services and knowledge translation research team, as well as implementing Toronto Rehab’s Research Accountability Framework to track and report on research impact. She has more than 10 years of project management and research operations experience. She received her Undergraduate degree in Neuroscience and Psychology at McGill University followed by a Master’s degree specializing in social policy and health equity from the University of Toronto. She completed executive development training through the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.