Donna Klaiman


Professional Summary

Donna Klaiman brings 35 years of experience as an occupational therapist, adult educator and advocate in the health sector. A seasoned health professional with a wide range of experience with people of all ages and abilities from new born to those living with life threatening conditions, Donna uses foresight and strategic thinking to design solutions to complex problems related to how people manage their self-care, productivity, leisure and their environment. She has a special interest in enabling healthy lifestyle transformation during life transitions and life altering experiences. Donna also have over 13 years of experience as the Director of Policy and Professional Affairs at the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT). Donna is a grandmother of six.


B. OT, M.Ed (Adult Education), M. Design, OT Reg (Ont)


  • Master of Design in Strategic Foresight and Innovation
    Ontario College of Art and Design University (2017)
  • Master of Education, Adult Education
    University of Toronto (1980)
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
    University of Toronto (1970)