University Health Network
Darlene Dasent is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at University Health Network (UHN) – Canada’s largest academic health sciences hospital currently named as one of the top 10 hospitals in the world. Sought out for her strategic acumen and unique multidisciplinary background spanning finance, accounting, supply chain, manufacturing, and consulting, Darlene plays a critical role as business enabler and key advisor to the CEO and executive leadership teams.
Prior to UHN, Darlene worked with flagship organizations, including a publicly traded manufacturer with international operations, and several years in public accounting with Ernst & Young and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Named to the Women’s Executive Network list of Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women in 2018, Darlene has over 30 years’ experience and has been instrumental in developing financial governance models.
Darlene is a Chartered Accountant CPA, CA, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Ottawa and a psychology degree from Carleton University. She has also completed several high-profile leadership programs at the University of Toronto, Queen’s University, and Western University.