Chère Chapman

CEO, Ardea Outcomes

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Atlantic

Stream: Prime

A native of New Brunswick, Chère Chapman has a Masters in Health Science in Community Health and Epidemiology and global experience in HIV research with injection drug users. After completing her MBA at London Business School, Chère founded Rasbora Consulting to bridge the divide between the private and non-profit sectors. For over a decade, Chère provided guidance to non-profits trying to improve their effectiveness, aided multinationals in developing impactful shared value programs, and facilitated multi-stakeholder partnerships. She has lived and worked in Japan, India, United Kingdom, Vietnam, and Singapore. Chère is now based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where she is CEO of Ardea Outcomes (formerly DGI Clinical), a contract research organization focused on patient-centered research and care. Chère is a past board member for the University of King’s College in Halifax and Touch Sala Bai in Singapore, a charity fighting human trafficking in Cambodia. Chère is the chair of ONSIDE, a multi-stakeholder organization established to amplify innovation-driven entrepreneurship in Nova Scotia.