Mark Walton, President & CEO

Mark Walton is a mission-driven, seasoned health system executive with over 30 years of progressive, transformative leadership in the Ontario health care system.

Mark most recently served as the Senior Vice-President, COVID-19 Pandemic Response as well as the Regional Lead and CEO of Local Health Integration Networks in the region with Ontario Health.

Throughout his extensive career in health care, Mark has developed deep relationships within the province, and beyond; leading key initiatives to support the transformation of health care in Ontario. He is very familiar with the Guelph-Waterloo region in particular, having spent the past two years working closely with key organizations and individuals on a number of strategic initiatives.

Mark brings a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing community hospitals today. He is a collaborative, approachable leader known for his authenticity and innate ability to inspire action. Mark has a reputation for achieving results by establishing trusting relationships built on transparency, respect and a sincere interest in seeing people, services, and organizations thrive.