Heather Froome

Heather Froome, MSW
Business Development & Organizational Director

As Homewood Research Institute’s business development & organizational director, Heather Froome is the cornerstone of the Institute’s work in developing and implementing its overall strategies, policies and processes; coordinating HRI’s interactions with Homewood Health and managing the Institute’s numerous external partners and scientific staff.

Heather earned her Master of Social Work degree and a diploma in social administration from Wilfrid Laurier University and in 2013 received the Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work’s Graduate Alumni Award.  Before joining the Homewood Research Institute team, Heather worked in community development for Children’s Aid Societies in Haldimand-Norfolk and in Guelph.  She also oversaw marketing and admissions at Wilfrid Laurier’s Faculty of Social Work and managed social development programs for the Region of Waterloo.