Renato Discenza, Transitional Regional Lead

Renato Discenza is an experienced senior level executive with over 30 years of successful management and governance leadership in public and private sector enterprises. He is currently the CEO at the South West LHIN, which serves almost one million residents. He has had many senior executive roles at Bell Canada and AT&T Canada; spanning operations, customer service, sales, supply chain, business transformation, and other corporate portfolios. Renato has been the CEO at Invest Toronto, a foreign investment attraction agency, and a Senior Vice President at Infrastructure Ontario.

He has a diverse background in health care; serving as Executive Vice President of Strategy and Innovation at Hamilton Health Services, a board member of Credit Valley Hospital, Michael Garron Hospital, the Change Foundation, and Mohawk Medbuy, the shared services organizations for hospitals. Renato has sat on many public and private sector boards; including Waterfront Toronto, The Windsor International Airport board, an Income Trust board, Junior Achievement, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, and other community orientated boards.

As a professional Engineer, with a master of business administration, and a certified director from the Director’s College, Renato is actively engaged in system transformation and lending his skills to help drive more integrated and patient-centric care in Ontario.