NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust announced the retirement of Mr. Robert Baron from the Board of Trustees of the REIT, effective January 29, 2024. Following Mr. Baron's retirement, the Board has appointed Mr. Robert "Bobby" Julien and Mr. Graham Garner to the Board, to fill the two vacancies on the Board. Mr. Garner will also serve as a member of the REIT's Strategic Review, Audit, and Compensation, Governance and Nominating Committees.

Mr. Garner is an accomplished senior executive with over twenty-five years of experience in real estate, oil and gas, and consumer goods.  His expertise spans a variety of areas including international business, mergers & acquisitions, corporate restructuring and equity & debt financings.  Since 2020, he has been providing advisory services to family offices and private foundations through his firm, Garner Advisory Services.  Prior to this, Mr. Garner was the Chief Financial Officer of the Strategic Group, a privately owned real estate owner and asset manager based in Calgary, Alberta.  He has held senior leadership positions with several private and public companies and practiced law for six years at a national law firm. Mr. Garner holds a Bachelor of Commerce with honours from Queen's University, a Bachelor of Civil Law and a Bachelor of Laws from McGill University and a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD. Garner Advisory Services has been advising Kolter on its investment in the REIT.

The Board changes help ensure that it has the appropriate skills, experience and diversity in viewpoints to, among other things, oversee the REIT's ongoing strategic review.