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President and CEOJohn Yip, President and CEO SE Health

John Yip


John Yip is the President and CEO of SE Health, a not-for-profit social enterprise bringing excellence and innovation, and hope and happiness to home care, seniors' lifestyle, and family caregiving – to forever impact how people live and age at home.

John brings a broad, dynamic, and impressive range of experiences to SE health every day that includes community, business, equity, diversity, and inclusion, and over two decades of leadership experience in the health sector – all underpinned by a ‘serving with the heart’ approach. He is well positioned to build on SE Health’s exponential growth and expansion in the last several years and continue to grow the organization’s social impact in the areas of Indigenous health, end of life care, and caregiver wellness and support.

John’s commitment to community advancement is evident throughout his career, and especially in his recent stint as President and CEO of Kensington Health, a diversified not-for-profit community-based health services provider. John’s ability to deliver impactful care to communities while remaining mission-focused with an entrepreneurial spirit fuels his motivation to take SE Health into the future with extraordinary passion and purpose.

As a transformative, values-based leader, John continues to advance SE Health’s vision to forever impact how people live and age at home through its business of caring, social impact, and strategic investments. This includes providing innovative leadership in the home care space and helping to shape a new vision for aging across Canada and around the world.

John holds a Master of Business Administration in Health Services Management from the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University and undergraduate degrees in arts and sciences from Dalhousie University. Prior to joining SE Health, and in addition to his tenure at Kensington Health, he served as the Vice President of Corporate Services at Health Quality Ontario; ran his own boutique management consulting firm focused on integrated care models for vulnerable and under-served populations; and worked with clients across the healthcare continuum, Canada-wide, as a consultant with the national health care and life science practices at KPMG, PWC and CGI.

John is a member of the Institute for Corporate Directors and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Triathlon Canada, the Centre for Effective Practice, the Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto and HealthcareCAN. John also sits on the DeGroote School of Business Dean’s Advisory Council, Rotman School of Management Health and Life Sciences Advisory Board and the Upper Canada College Association Council.

John is a proud spouse, father, son and Asian-Canadian. In his spare time, he competes in Ironman triathlons and is trying to run every street in Toronto.