NEW DATE : 2024 Annual Gala Dinner & Business Forum - Tuesday, November 12

Michael O’Keefe

Executive in Residence
University Health Network

Mike O’Keefe is a former Executive VP/COO of The Toronto Hospital (University Health Network) and currently Executive in Residence at UHN.

Mike brings more than 40 years of experienced leadership in national and international Health Care. Most recently he served as Chief Executive Officer of the South Australia Local Health Network, which included the Flinders Medical Centre and served as a Professor at Flinders College of Medicine and Public Health.

Other positions he has held include: President/CEO of the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB); Executive VP/CEO of the Ottawa Civic Hospital; President/CEO of Toronto’s York Finch General Hospital.

Mike has extensive international experience and was the first CEO of the Sheikh Khalifa Medical Center in Abu Dhabi and responsible for leading the opening of the Center in 2000. While living in Abu Dhabi he was Chair of the Canada/ Abu Dhabi Business Council. Mike also worked with UHN as a Senior Advisor to UHN on its Kuwait Project.

Mike was Board Chair of Eastern Regional Health Authority in Newfoundland from 2010-2016. Eastern Health is the largest Health Authority in Newfoundland with an annual budget of $1.3B and a staff of 13,000.

Contact Info

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