Jeffrey Lozon is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lozon Associates, an independent advisory firm providing strategic counsel to the health and seniors industries across North America.
An experienced corporate director, Mr. Lozon currently holds the role of Chair of Sunrise Senior Living, North America’s preeminent seniors care provider. He is a Director and Co-Chair of the Governance Committee of Medical Facilities Corporation, a Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) listed company. He is also a Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at Voalte Inc.
Considered one of Canada’s most respected health leaders, Mr. Lozon brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his current roles. Most recently (2009 – 2014), he was President and Chief Executive Officer as well as member of the board serving on all board committees at Revera Inc., a leading provider of senior services and care with more than 30,000 employees and over 250 sites across North America.
Prior to this, Mr. Lozon held executive leadership roles in many of Canada’s greatest academic health sciences centers. For 17 years (1991-2009), he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Saint Michaels Hospital, a tertiary-care, academic centre affiliated with the University of Toronto. While there he led a dramatic financial turnaround, built a state of the art research and teaching complex and renewed the role and reputation of this major Canadian healthcare institution.
Mr. Lozon was seconded to serve as Deputy Minister of Health and Long Term Care for the Province of Ontario from 1999 - 2000, providing overall leadership to the largest health system in Canada. From 2000-2008 he served as the inaugural Vice Chair of Canada Health Infoway, Canada’s national health information agency. In 2007, he was appointed by the Prime Minister to provide executive leadership and create the board of directors for the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, the first national suite of cancer control programs in Canada.
Mr Lozon has held academic appointments at the University of Toronto, The University of Alberta and the University of Saskatchewan. He holds a certificate in Senior Executive Leadership from Stanford University and a Master’s Degree from the University of Alberta. He holds an Honorary Doctorate from Bishops University and has been named a recipient of Alumni Awards of Excellence by both the University of Guelph and the University of Alberta.
In 2009 he became a Member of the Order of Canada for his innovative and sustained leadership in health care management and for advancing care for the most vulnerable patient populations, most notably at Saint Michaels Hospital.