Chief Executive Officer
Paul Huras, the founding Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the South East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), provides leadership for the LHIN’s responsibilities of local health system planning, community engagement, allotting funds, monitoring the performance of health services providers in the South East health system and in engaging the South East community and their health care stakeholders.
With over 30 years of leadership roles in health care, some of Paul’s previous experiences include:
- CEO of the Thames Valley District Council;
- Vice President of Planning and Information Services at Peel Memorial Hospital, also having served as acting Executive Vice President; and
- Assistant Executive Director, Waterloo Region District Health Council.
Paul is a Fellow with the School of Policy Studies, Queen’s University and holds an adjunct appointment with Queen’s in the Department of Community Health & Epidemiology, Faculty of Health Sciences. Throughout his career, Paul has been a member of different boards such as the Institute of Clinical Evaluative Sciences. He also served as the Chair for both The Michener Institute in Toronto and Fanshawe College in London.
Paul holds a MBA and an MSc (Epidemiology), a CHE designation with the Canadian College of Health Services Executives and a FACHE designation with the American College of Healthcare Executives.