Board of Directors

Find a list below of Mackenzie Health's Board of Directors. You can also visit our Senior Leadership Team page to find more information.

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Fay Lim-Lambie Fay Lim-Lambie Chair of the Board, Dean, Centre for Health Sciences and Centre for Community Services and Early Childhood Specialty: N/A Accepting Patients: N/A Office Contact Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Map to Location

As Dean, Centre for Health Sciences and Centre for Community Services & Early Childhood, Fay Lim-Lambie is responsible for ensuring graduates are supported and prepared to meet entrance-to-practice requirements in their sectors, and is committed to quality and excellence in all learning experiences. Meeting future workforce needs in the health care, social services and early childhood sectors through innovation and strengthened industry partnerships is also a key priority, as part of George Brown College’s Strategy 2022, Vision 2030 plan.

Fay brings her extensive experience in the hospital, government and social services sectors to George Brown College, as well as demonstrated leadership in post-secondary education. As the former Dean of Health, Wellness and Sciences at Georgian College, she has had strategic, operational, and academic leadership and oversight of a wide range of programs and health clinics across six campuses.

Fay has held practice and education leadership oversight of health disciplines in nursing, oral health, social work, therapeutic recreation, occupational therapy and assistants, physiotherapy and assistants, paramedics, personal support workers, pharmacy and pharmacy technicians. She also has academic experience as a preceptor and is committed to professional practice, scholarship, and research in health disciplines.

A leader in interprofessional and interdisciplinary collaboration, Fay was formerly Executive Director of Health Disciplines Professional Practice & Education, Ambulatory Care Clinics Clinical Support Services at Baycrest Health Sciences and the past Treasurer of the Ontario Association of Social Workers.

Active in health and government organizations, in 2016 Fay was appointed to Mackenzie Health Board of Directors and in 2019 was elected as Second Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of Mackenzie Health Hospital where she is also Chair of the Clinical Quality, Safety and Risk Committee. She has an appointment with the Office of the Children’s Lawyer, Ministry of the Attorney General Ontario — a post she’s held for more than a decade — where she is called upon to conduct, investigate and facilitate resolution in high-conflict child custody cases.

Fay holds a Master of Social Work from McMaster University, a Bachelor of Social Work from York University and a Bachelor of Arts from McMaster University. She is a registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers and is completing her PhD in higher education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto.

In addition, she holds certificates in family mediation, health law, patient safety, critical incident debriefing and clinical counselling.

Stephanie Zee Stephanie Zee Vice-chair, Managing Director within the Enterprise Fraud Management Team, Financial Crimes Unit, BMO Financial Group Specialty: N/A Accepting Patients: N/A Office Contact Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Map to Location

Stephanie Zee,  a resident of Richmond Hill, is a Managing Director within the Enterprise Fraud Management Team, Financial Crimes Unit, BMO Financial Group. She has global enterprise responsibility for the governance and effectiveness of the Fraud Risk management program. Stephanie has more than 25 years of experience in cash management, operation and cyber risk management, operations, sales and marketing in financial services.

Stephanie has given her time as a Board and/or Committee member to a number of organizations, including Citi Transaction Services, Citi Cards Canada Inc., Payments Canada, Canadian Bankers Association, Canadian Marketing Association, Mondex and Youth in Motion.

Stephanie earned a Masters of Laws Degree from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, a Masters of Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, and a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Calgary.

Altaf Stationwala Altaf Stationwala Secretary of the Corporation President and CEO, Mackenzie Health Specialty: N/A Accepting Patients: N/A Office Contact Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Map to Location

Altaf Stationwala was appointed President and CEO of Mackenzie Health in 2010. Under his leadership, Mackenzie Health received Accreditation with Exemplary Standing consecutively in 2013 and 2017 – the highest rating a Canadian healthcare provider can achieve – and numerous awards for its commitment to safety and quality patient care, as well as approval to build the organization’s second hospital – Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital. In June 2015, Altaf established the Mackenzie Innovation Institute, which includes the first-in-Canada Innovation Unit initiative, a unique integration of advanced technology that transforms the delivery of care. Prior to joining Mackenzie Health, Altaf held the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer at Mount Sinai Hospital, and previous to that he was Site Executive - Brampton Civic Hospital and Vice President, Patient Services at the William Osler Health Centre.

Altaf was presented with the Canadian College of Health Service Executives Canada's Outstanding Young Health Executive of the Year Award in 2007 for his demonstrated leadership in improving the effectiveness and sustainability of the country's health system. He has a diverse educational background with undergraduate degrees in Economics, Geography and Business Administration, as well as a Master’s in Health Administration.  Altaf is adjunct faculty at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME), Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, and a surveyor with Accreditation Canada. Altaf currently serves as Chair of the Ontario Hospital Association.

Joseph Amato Joseph Amato Vice President & Senior Counsel at SmartCentres Specialty: N/A Accepting Patients: N/A Office Contact Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Map to Location

Joseph Amato is Vice President & Senior Counsel at SmartCentres, one of Canada’s largest real estate investment trusts.  His wide-ranging expertise includes commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, development projects, project financing, redevelopment (including mixed use and site intensification projects) strategic planning and corporate matters.  He obtained a Bachelor of Arts (History and Political Science) in 1991, his Juris Doctor in 1995 and was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1996 and the Ontario Bar in 1998.

Azi Boloorchi Azi Boloorchi Vice President of Innovation, Data & Strategic Projects at Revera Specialty: N/A Accepting Patients: N/A Office Contact Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Map to Location

Azi Boloorchi is the Vice President of Innovation, Data & Strategic Projects at Revera, a leading owner, operator and investor in senior living. In her role, Azi is responsible for the design and execution of the company’s innovation strategy and startup investments and setting the course for a strategic focus on data and AI initiatives. In addition, Azi overseas the business planning process and the execution of enterprise strategic projects through the Project Management Office.

Prior to joining Revera, Azi held a series of leadership positions in policy, strategy, execution and technology across the healthcare value chain.

A lover of technology and a frequent speaker, Azi is passionate about helping entrepreneurs, students and executives to creatively transform healthcare. Azi holds an MBA and MSc (cardiovascular research) both from the University of Toronto and is a member of the Board of Directors at Mackenzie Health, a regional healthcare network.

Dev Chopra Dev Chopra Chief Administrative Officer for the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto Specialty: N/A Accepting Patients: N/A Office Contact Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Map to Location

Dev Chopra is the Chief Administrative Officer for the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto.  He has more than 30 years of experience in strategy development, corporate planning, finance, human resources, information technology, and real estate management/development across various industry sectors. Dev is the Past Executive Vice President of Clinical Operations at CAMH, Past Vice President of Finance at Ontario Hydro and Past Vice President of Administration at Humber College. He has served on a number of boards including ICES, CAMH Foundation, Liberty Village Family Health Team, the Institute of Work and Health, and the Toronto Community Foundation.  Dev received his MBA from McGill University, and a BE (Hons.) in Mechanical Engineering from Jabalpur University, India.

Krista Collinson Krista Collinson Head of Direct to Consumer Division, Samsung Specialty: N/A Accepting Patients: N/A Office Contact Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Map to Location

Krista Collinson is the Head of Direct to Consumer Division at Samsung and is an experienced corporate director and senior business executive known to bring strategy to execution with extensive experience in governance in health care, services and non-profit organizations. She brings over 20 years of experience with Canadian and global companies like Samsung, Walmart, Toys R Us and Ace Hardware. An industry leader in ecommerce and digital experience, she is also a director on the board of Services and Housing for the Province of Ontario and corporate director and past vice-chair of the board of directors of Headwaters Healthcare Centre, corporate director with Headwaters Healthcare and corporate director with Starlight Children’s Foundation. Krista is a Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered Management Accountant of Ontario and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors. She is a graduate of Brock University.

Dr. Shefali Dave Dr. Shefali Dave President, Professional Staff Association Specialty: N/A Accepting Patients: N/A Office Contact Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Map to Location

Dr. Shefali Dave joined the Board in June 2019. She has been a committee member on the Quality, Safety and Risk Committee. Dr. Shefali is an Anesthesiologist and has been with Mackenzie Health since 2013.

Dr. Eyal Golan Dr. Eyal Golan Vice-President, Professional Staff Association Specialty: N/A Accepting Patients: N/A Office Contact Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Map to Location

Dr. Golan obtained his medical degree from McGill University in 2003. He acquired training in Internal Medicine from McGill University in 2006 and Critical Care Medicine from the University of Toronto in 2008. He then completed a fellowship in Neurosciences Critical Care Medicine at the University of Cambridge, England in 2010. He was subsequently recruited back to Toronto where he worked as an intensive care doctor at the University Health Network until 2017 and then transitioned to Mackenzie Health where he currently practices full time.

While working as an intensive care doctor after his return to Canada, he completed two Masters of Sciences degrees through the University of Toronto in Clinical Epidemiology and Resuscitation Sciences, and has over 40 peer-reviewed publications.  His main research focuses on the long-term outcomes of critically ill patients with brain injury. He is involved in national and international guidelines, has won several teaching awards including two Outstanding Teacher of the Year Awards from the University of Toronto, has acted as an Honorary Fellow and Researcher at the University of Cambridge, served as the Vice-Chair for the Critical Care section of the Ontario Medical Association, has been involved in selecting and training residents and fellows through the University of Toronto, and is currently the Vice-President of the Professional Staff Association at Mackenzie Health.

Peter Hargitai Peter Hargitai Partner at PwC Canada (PwC) Specialty: N/A Accepting Patients: N/A Office Contact Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Map to Location

Peter is a Partner at PwC Canada (PwC) with extensive experience in advisory and assurance services in the areas of business transformation, information technology, governance processes and controls and risk management. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto's Bachelor of Commerce program and designated as CPA, CA-IT and CITP. He leads PwC's National Digital Trust Solutions practice with a focus on emerging and disruptive technologies prioritizing on blockchain, robotic process automation, cyber security and privacy, enterprise cloud technologies and transformation assurance. He is a member of PwC's Risk Assurance leadership team that oversees over 40 partners and 500 professionals in the practice with day-to-day operations and go to markets responsibilities. 

Peter is also the global IT audit partner for some of PwC’s most iconic audit clients focused on risks and controls associated with enterprise systems. He led various ERP implementations, go live support engagements and post implementation reviews across clients pursuing business transformation. Peter has also served on the Board of CPA Canada's IT Alliance and has taught emerging issues for advance accounting at York University. He is a resident of Thornhill/Markham for the past 12 years.

Dr. Steven Jackson Dr. Steven Jackson Vice President, Medical Planning and Chief of Staff, Mackenzie Health Specialty: N/A Accepting Patients: N/A Office Contact Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Map to Location

Dr. Steven Jackson was appointed Chief of Staff in September 2013. He has over 15 years' experience in medical leadership, administration and governance. Prior to joining Mackenzie Health, Dr. Jackson was Chief of Staff at The Scarborough Hospital. He also served there at Medical Director for Peri-Operative Services and President of the Medical Staff Association during the amalgamation of two community hospitals that became The Scarborough Hospital. He has chaired and co-chaired numerous committees and task forces to improve physician and hospital processes.

Dr. Jackson is a general surgeon by training, specializing in surgical oncology. He holds an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. He has also completed several other recognized medical leadership programs from the Rotman School of Management and the Canadian Medical Association. Dr. Jackson has been published in medical journals such as The Journal of Laparoendoscopic Surgery and The Canadian Journal of Surgery.

Marion Kirsh Marion Kirsh Specialty: N/A Accepting Patients: N/A Office Contact Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Map to Location

Marion Kirsh, a resident of Thornhill, is a retired director. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and a Fellow of CPA Ontario (FCPA). She is a director of Junior Achievement Canada and a director of FOCUS Accreditation. She worked for RBC Financial Group for 21 years leading to senior financial leadership roles including Chief Accountant, CFO of Royal Trust and Wealth Management, and CFO of RBC Insurance. She is a former director of the Canadian Cancer Society for both National and Ontario Division. She is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and the Women’s Executive Network. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University.

Dr. Joby McKenzie Dr. Joby McKenzie Managing Director of Teladoc Health Canada Specialty: N/A Accepting Patients: N/A Office Contact Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Map to Location

Dr. Joby McKenzie is a senior health executive who is passionate about patient excellence, digital engagement and system integration. Formerly Joby was a Senior Vice President at LifeLabs (medical diagnostic services) and held executive roles in business development, post-merger integration, government relations and strategy. Joby was also a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) where she worked with clients in healthcare and financial services and helped them to increase shareholder value by developing and executing human capital and operating strategies. Joby was an international professional basketball player and Canadian national athlete, qualifying for the 2000 Olympics and receiving a silver medal at the 1999 PanAm Games.

Joby has an MBA from the Ivey School of Business, a Doctorate of Philosophy in Molecular and Medical Genetics from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from Simon Fraser University.

Ruby Philip-Katyal Ruby Philip-Katyal Senior commercial lawyer with the Ontario Ministry of Attorney General Specialty: N/A Accepting Patients: N/A Office Contact Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Map to Location

Ruby Philip-Katyal is a senior commercial lawyer with the Ontario Ministry of Attorney General and provides legal and strategic advice to the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks and most of its agencies. She is also a registered nurse with past experience in pre and post-operative surgical care units at Mount Sinai Hospital. She has significant corporate governance experience on various boards in the health and social services sectors including the North York General Hospital Board, the Ontario Lung Association and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors. Ruby holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSc. N.) from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of Windsor.

Rina Pillitteri Rina Pillitteri Chair of the Mackenzie Health Foundation Board Specialty: N/A Accepting Patients: N/A Office Contact Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Map to Location

As RBC’s Regional Vice-President for Vaughan and King Township, Rina Pillitteri is responsible for the personal banking, small business and financial planning segments in this marketplace. Rina, a Kleinburg resident, leads a successful team of 300 staff members, including branch managers, account managers, and sales and service professionals through the implementation of strategic initiatives and pursuing market opportunities. Rina has been a member of the RBC team for more than 28 years. Her educational background includes accreditations with the Institute of Canadian Bankers Fellowship Program, Canadian Securities Commission and Dalhousie University.  Rina’s community involvement and leadership is extensive and includes receiving the 2012 Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal for Community Leadership and Participation.   Rina joined the Board in June 2013 and served as Vice-Chair until June 2018.  Rina was elected as Chair in June 2018 and chairs the Executive Committee, and is a member of the Campaign Cabinet and Governance & Nominating Committee.

Deryn Rizzi Deryn Rizzi Fire Chief and Director of Emergency Management, Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services and former Fire Chief of the City of Vaughan Specialty: N/A Accepting Patients: N/A Office Contact Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Map to Location

Deryn Rizzi serves as the Fire Chief and Director of Emergency Management with Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services and is the former Fire Chief of the City of Vaughan. Beyond her work in the fire service, Deryn continues to be a trusted, respected and sought after thought leader, committed to educating about proven and emerging best practices in emergency preparedness and response. She has spoken nationally and internationally on topics ranging from active threats to leadership. Deryn was named one of Toronto’s most inspirational women by Post City magazine. She also served as the elected Vice President of the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs, chaired the Human Relations Committee for the International Association of Fire Chiefs, was a Director on the Hospice Vaughan Board and the St. John Ambulance Ontario Division. Deryn completed a Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Arts from Queen’s University. She graduated from York University with both a Master of Arts, Disaster and Emergency Management and a Disaster and Management Emergency Certificate. She has also completed a Diploma in Public Administration from Western University and holds a Masters Certificate in Municipal Leadership from the Schulich School of Business.

David Steinberg David Steinberg Founder and principal of Steinberg Barristers Specialty: N/A Accepting Patients: N/A Office Contact Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Map to Location

David Steinberg is the founder and principal of Steinberg Barristers, a boutique law firm specializing in complex corporate and commercial litigation and advocacy. David has been practicing law since 1998, and prior to that, he established and directed a national internship program designed to connect law students with local clinics and community organizations, to enhance access to justice and foster greater community service. David is a graduate of the University of Toronto’s Law/MBA program and also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from the University of Western Ontario.

Rajesh Uttamchandani Rajesh Uttamchandani Chief Operating Officer and Chief People Officer, MaRS Specialty: N/A Accepting Patients: N/A Office Contact Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Map to Location

Rajesh Uttamchandani is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief People Officer at MaRS. He previously led Human Resources for Gap Inc. Canada, CIBC Mellon, the Wholesale Bank at CIBC, and most recently Zafin, a global fintech firm. He has also advised numerous companies across industries and geographies as a consultant at Deloitte. Rajesh received his Bachelor of Science and Psychology as well as a Master of Industrial Relations from the University of Toronto, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Honolulu, and both a JD and an LLM (Employment and Labour) from Osgoode Hall Law School. He is a lawyer called to the Bar of Ontario and an award-winning adjunct professor for the Master of Industrial Relations and Human Resources (MIRHR) at the University of Toronto. Rajesh previously served as vice-chair for the Canadian Race Relations Foundation and currently serves as a board member of Canadian Stage, and OCS where he is chair of the HR and Governance Committee. Rajesh also serves as an Advisor to CILAR, the Coalition of Innovation Leaders against Racism.

Mary-Agnes Wilson Mary-Agnes Wilson Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nursing Executive, Mackenzie Health Specialty: N/A Accepting Patients: N/A Office Contact Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Map to Location

Mary- Agnes is the Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nurse Executive for Mackenzie Health. Mary Agnes is responsible for the Clinical Operations portfolio which includes all inpatient and ambulatory services sited at the Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital, and services at the Reactivation Care Centre, the Centre for Behaviour Health Sciences, the York Region District Stroke Centre, York Region Chronic Kidney Disease Program, York Region Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault (DASA) Care Centre and York-Simcoe Brain Injury Services. Mary- Agnes also has oversight for the Quality, Patient Safety & Risk and the Professional Practice Portfolios.

Mary-Agnes’ accomplished career includes over 20 years of progressive senior leadership roles in large and complex community and academic hospitals. She has strong operational experience in clinical programming, strategic planning and operational readiness. Throughout her career, Mary-Agnes has continuously demonstrated a strong commitment to collaborative and interprofessional practice, education and research.

Mary-Agnes was the former Interim Executive Vice President, Patient Care and Chief Nurse Executive at Mount Sinai Hospital as well as the Vice President, Professional Practice and Associate Chief Nurse Executive. Mary-Agnes holds a Master of Nursing degree from the University of Toronto and a PhD from McMaster University.