As senior principal architect in Stantec’s Toronto office, and a leading expert in healthcare architecture, John is active in the ongoing development and rollout of North American research-based best practices. For 30 years, he has led an inspiring career in planning and design of acute care hospitals, cancer treatment and research centers, ambulatory care, mental health, and long-term care facilities spanning Ontario, the Maritimes, Western Canada, and Bermuda. He believes, for clinicians and administrators to deliver the best care they can every day, he and his team need to be at the top of their game. He is passionate about actively linking professionals in buildings engineering, sustainable design, strategic business management and facility operations to truly deliver an optimally integrated and high-performance design solution.
John has over 10 years experience in directing P3 health facility development strategies and numerous master plans, and has presented at design conferences worldwide. He is one of four Canadians to be certified by the Board of Regents of the American College of Healthcare Architects (ACHA).