Our Team



David Leitner, Senior Director

Dave’s healthcare industry experience spans over 25 years and includes several senior commercial management positions. Dave has gained Canadian and global experience in many therapeutic areas, including CNS/Neuroscience, Endocrinology, Cardiovascular, ID, Women’s Health, Pain and Inflammation and Gastroenterology. Dave’s strategic insight and innovative approach is helping clients achieve successful implementation of strategies to address product launches, new indications, reimbursement challenges and lifecycle management issues.

Email: dleitner@cslifescience.com



Blair Rutledge, Director Payors and EMR

Blair has an extensive history in the pharmaceutical industry in a variety of roles.   His primary focus was working in both private and public access.  In addition, he worked with advocacy groups in multiple health areas including: mental health, women’s health, cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular.  In his last role, as National Manager B2B, Blair was responsible for working with Canada’s largest pharmacy chains.  The combination of his experience provides clients with in-depth knowledge to support patient assistance programs from: bridging patients to access, patients support programs, to LOE programs.

Email: bruteldge@cslifescience.com



Michelle Chambers, Senior Manager, Client Operations

Michelle Chambers has a BA (Honours) from University of Western Ontario. Michelle brings fourteen years experience in the healthcare industry to her role as Leader of Client Care. Michelle’s experience includes both brand marketing and project management and has worked extensively on both the client and agency side for product launches and health-related communication programs.

Email: mchambers@cslifescience.com



Patrick Morin, Senior Manager, Strategic Services

Patrick has a B.Sc. (Biochemistry), and an MBA. Patrick has over sixteen years experience in the biotech and pharmaceutical sector covering the areas of strategic consulting, marketing, business development, market research, finance and research & development. Over the past 6 years at CSL Patrick has developed, launched and managed dozens of patient assistance programs including bridge to reimbursement, e-samples, co-pay assistance and LOE.

Email: pmorin@cslifescience.com