Mike Parent, WSN President and CEO

Mike Parent

Acting WSN President and CEO

Mike Parent, CSP, CRSP, was appointed interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Workplace Safety North on October 3, 2023. Mike served as WSN Vice President of Health and Safety Services since 2015, and is a former paramedic, miner, mine rescue volunteer, and mining health and safety manager. As a senior leader, Mike managed a team of mining health and safety consultants, trainers and specialists. His expert industry knowledge helps drive innovation in the provincial mine rescue program, health and safety products, training programs, and outreach strategies for the province’s mining and forest products operations.   

With more than eight years' experience in Ontario’s prevention system, Mike has established a reputation as a strong and collaborative leader in health and safety promotion. He is committed to leading WSN in building on its successes and executing a transformative strategic plan designed to bring every worker home safe and healthy.