Kevin Empey, CPA

Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Lakeridge Health

S. Kevin Empey was most recently Supervisor of Brockville General Hospital. Prior to this he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Lakeridge Health for eight years. Empey is a Chartered Accountant (now CPA) who is also a graduate of Harvard’s Advanced Management Program.

Empey has worked in the hospital sector since 1990, with senior roles at University Health Network, Peel Memorial Hospital and St. Michael’s Hospital. Prior to his hospital career he was with Northern Telecom. In 2012 he was appointed Adjunct Professor at UOIT. He currently is a guest lecturer at The Ontario Hospital Association, University of Toronto and York University.

Empey has been very involved with the creation of shared services and with the government regarding funding models for hospitals. In 2016 and early 2017 he Chaired the Healthcare Sector Supply Chain Strategy Panel for the Government of Ontario.