Our Management Team

Dalbir Bains, CFA

Founder, President & CEO

Dalbir Bains founded FGC Health in 2019. Dalbir’s focus is on driving strategy, mergers and acquisitions, organic growth, operational excellence, corporate governance, investor relations and capital raising. Dalbir has worked in executive roles in two large multi-national companies in the media, telecom and retail sectors. Dalbir founded Amenity Healthcare which became a large group of independent pharmacies which ultimately sold to a leading mid-market private equity firm in Canada. Dalbir is a graduate of the University of Manitoba business school and a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Hamza Musaphir, Ph.D., P.Eng.

Co-Founder & COO

Hamza’s focus has been on the first principle of FGC Health being a Systems Thinking organization. Hamza has led the design and implementation of the Company’s infrastructure and digital systems relating to shared services (accounting and finance, human resources, information technology, marketing, administration). Hamza has held senior executive positions in several industry sectors including healthcare, manufacturing and construction. Responsibilities included operational areas such as engineering, production, inventory management, purchasing, human resources, information technology, finance, sales and marketing and lean manufacturing.

Gurpreet (GK) Khaira, M. Engg, MBA

VP, Technology & Precision Health

Gurpreet’s focus is on implementing technology for precise health outcomes of our clients. Gurpreet’s role includes developing systems & processes for digitizing the pharmacy workflows, efficient processing and data management. With over 25 years of experience in transportation and logistics, Gurpreet is leading the last mile delivery of prescription, clinical services and home health care. Gurpreet has held multiple executive positions in both large Canadian Railways. Gurpreet is passionate about precision, efficiency and customer service. He holds a Masters of Engineering and MBA from university of Manitoba.

James Kinley CPA, CA

Chief Financial Officer

James Kinley joined FGC Health in 2021 and is responsible for providing strategic leadership and oversight of the accounting and finance functions. James has over 15 years of experience in building, leading and advising corporations through their daily operations, as well as restructurings, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions. Prior to joining FGC Health, James was the CFO for a Canadian publicly traded pharmaceutical company for nearly ten years and held other senior positions and roles with companies within the life science, pharmaceutical and biotechnology space during that time. James is a CPA, CA and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) degree from the University of Manitoba.

Christine Melnyk, B.A.

Vice-President, People & Culture

With extensive experience in professional services and retail human resources roles, Christine creates, implements, and leads on the People & Culture strategy for FGC Health. She is primarily responsible for building, supporting, and evolving the company’s people programs and services, while helping to shape and engrain FGC’s culture in reflection of our Guiding Principles. Christine provides guidance and solutions focused upon inspiring and enabling our people to do more, and to become more.

Christine’s previous work in establishing the HR foundation for Amenity Health Care led to a natural progression to her current role with FGC Health. Prior to Amenity, her success in driving leadership development at Western Financial Group, BDO Canada, and SAAN Stores Ltd. yielded meaningful outcomes for both individual and organizational performance. This reinforced Christine’s ongoing commitment to partnering with managers at all levels, helping to increase their confidence and skills in leading, engaging employees, and influencing performance.

Dan Curle

VP, Business Development

Dan leads FGC’s business development strategy while providing professional expertise and support to our pharmacy operations. As a seasoned pharmacy professional, Dan understands the value of connecting like-minded independent pharmacy owners to FGC Health. He is passionate about merging efforts to achieve impactful results for pharmacies, their leaders, employees, and consumers. Coming from an entrepreneurial background, Dan shares best practices, market trends, services, and products with pharmacy managers to foster their success.

Dan’s learnings originate from his impressive track record of buying and operating independent pharmacies to deliver top quality care and services to the communities they serve. He has increased safety, efficiencies, and profits throughout his career by focusing upon world-class customer care. Dan now invests his experience and passion to help others succeed in positively influencing individual and community health outcomes.