Vice President and CNE, St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital
Karen Davies is vice president and chief nursing executive at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital. Throughout her nursing career, she has been passionate about transforming patient care, transformational leadership and emotional intelligence in the workplace. Davies is a visionary leader whose success is attributed to a values-based leadership style focusing on respect for people, accountability and results. She has helped improve the quality of health care through her work nationally as a surveyor with Accreditation Canada and as an adjunct professor and clinical instructor with a school of nursing, and on a daily basis as a leader in Ontario’s health-care system.