Terry Bogyo, MBA, is an independent researcher, speaker and consultant with a focus on workers’ compensation law and policy, disability insurance, and occupational safety and health. His presentations on changing workforce demographics have engaged audiences in Canada, the US, Australia and New Zealand. As the former Director of Corporate Planning and Research for WorkSafeBC (the Workers’ Compensation Board of British Columbia) he was responsible for environmental scanning, strategic planning and inter-jurisdictional comparison.
Terry Bogyo’s career in workers’ compensation spans 30 years and includes frontline work as a vocational rehabilitation consultant and management positions in claims and rehabilitation as well as staff roles including director-level positions in policy, planning, and community relations. He is a frequent commentator on workers’ compensation issues, a regular contributor to various workers’ compensation publications, and sought-after speaker on future work-related risks and challenges. He conducts workshops at major workers’ compensation, rehabilitation and occupational health and safety events nationally and internationally. He participates in research, performance assessment, and evaluation of workers’ compensation programs. He has a BSc from the University of British Columbia, a Special Certificate in Public Administration from BCIT, and an MBA from Simon Fraser University. He was a Canadian Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CCRC) and is a member of the National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI). He is a former board member and current member of the Work Wellness and Disability Prevention Institute (WWDPI, formerly CIRPD).