Conversations With Changemakers: Fiona Dalton

Feb 24, 2020

Fiona Dalton is the President and CEO of Providence Health Care and has over 23 years of health care experience. She has held positions where she was in charge of over 10,000 employees, managed annual budgets of over $1.2 billion and remained committed to collaboration and organizational culture.

Date: Monday, February 24, 2020
Time: 12:00 noon
Location: Epiphany at UBC, 6030 Chancellor Boulevard
Cost: (This is a private event for students and alumni)

If you are interested in attending, please register via Eventbrite or email Gabriel Pillay ([email protected]) for registration details.
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The Conversations with Changemakers series brings students together with inspirational leaders who share their experience, passion, and vision. The series build on our mission to educate lifelong learners who are prepared to take on the intellectual, professional, and social challenges of our times. 

Fiona Dalton

Fiona Dalton became President and Chief Executive Officer of Providence Health Care on April 23, 2018.

Ms. Dalton brings 23 years of health care experience to Providence. Most recently, she was the CEO of University Hospital Southampton NHS (National Health Service) Foundation Trust in the United Kingdom. This renowned academic health sciences centre has 10,000 employees and an annual budget of over $1.2 billion Cdn.

During her tenure there, Ms. Dalton’s accomplishments included:

•    developing and launching a new values-based organizational vision;
•    being nationally recognized for improving quality and safety;
•    improving hospital performance and patient outcomes;
•    enhancing research performance;
•    leading successful staff health and well-being strategies;
•    focusing on quality improvement, innovation and digital services; and
•    delivering a successful capital program, improving and expanding facilities for patient care, research and education, with academic, commercial and charitable partners.

She holds a BA Honours in Human Sciences from Queen’s College, Oxford University. She received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science by the University of Southampton in 2017.

She has served as the Chief Operating Officer and Interim CEO of the Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust; Executive Director of Strategy and Business Development at Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust; and Divisional Director, Responsible for Surgery, Cancer, Critical Care, Neurosciences, Theatres & Anaesthetics, at Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust.

Ms. Dalton’s experience, her emphasis on people, collaboration and organizational culture, her commitment to performance excellence, and her focus on staff/physician engagement and patient involvement support Providence in its future challenges and transformative work as it continues to provide compassionate health care to all British Columbians.