Friesen Concepts Inc.
Sarah Friesen leads Friesen Concepts Inc., an independent practice specializing in healthcare procurement solutions. Areas of focus include strategic sourcing transformation, innovation procurement and professional development. Sarah has over 18 years of experience in the healthcare sector, most recently as the CEO/GM of the Central Ontario Healthcare Procurement Alliance (COHPA), and she brings an additional 17 years of strategic sourcing and supply chain experience from the private sector.
Sarah is a founding member of HSCN, and is currently the Project Manager for the Innovation Procurement Toolkit Expansion project. She participates in various innovation initiatives, served as a member of the Ontario Health Innovation Council, and lectures on healthcare supply chain topics at educational institutions and industry forums.