Dr Jackie Schleifer Taylor

President and CEO

London Health Sciences Centre (Canada)


As President and CEO of London Health Sciences Centre, Dr. Jackie Schleifer Taylor leads one of Canada’s largest research-intensive teaching hospitals. Guided by values of quality, equity and accountability, she has established herself as a globally renowned change agent and system innovator.

Dr. Schleifer Taylor is a registered physiotherapist who is deeply rooted in her clinical and academic background. She has more than 25 years of experience in hospital leadership with a proven track record in strategy execution. As a policy expert, she has provided expert advice to governments on subjects that include pandemic response, maternal and child health, quality, health human resources and interprofessional care.

An active member of the Canadian College of Health Leaders, Dr. Schleifer Taylor holds a Certified Health Executive (CHE) designation from the organization. Recognizing the importance of volunteerism, she has served on the boards of service provider organizations, government advisory committees and international think tanks. She is an active mentor to students and emerging leaders seeking a greater understanding of health sector business and operations management.