Karen Belaire

Chief Executive Officer, Shared Services West

Karen BelaireKaren is currently the Chief Executive Officer at Shared Services West. Karen has held such roles as the Chief Operating Officer at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Chief Operating Officer at the London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph's Health Care London, the Vice President Administration for McMaster University and the Vice President of Finance and Administration for St Joseph’s Healthcare in Hamilton and Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga.

Karen holds a CPA / CGA designation and an MBA.

Karen values governance and the role of the Board. Having completed the Conference Board of Canada/DeGroote School of Business Directors College, she is a Chartered Director (C. Dir.), and her board experience includes CIMTEC, Trillium Gift of Life Network, Horizon Utilities, Theatre Aquarius, St. Peters Hospital, McMaster Innovation Park, Gore District Land Trust, McMaster Museum of Art, and CAA Southwestern Ontario.