John H. MacFarlane was appointed President & CEO of London Health Sciences Foundation on April 1, 2015.
An experienced fundraiser at the volunteer, board, and professional levels, John is a leader with a diverse background and proven track record of success in relationship building, major campaigns and executive management. Prior to joining LHSF in 2010 as Vice President, Development, John was Vice President, Advancement at Acadia University and a Senior Development Officer at Queen's University.
Recognized as a leader in the non-profit sector, John sits on the National Council of the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) as well as the National Council of Foundation Executives (Conference Board of Canada). A lawyer by training, John holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Acadia University, a Law degree from UNB, and a Masters of Public Administration degree from Queen's University.
John is currently leading the largest hospital campaign ever in southwestern Ontario, the $200 million "Why" campaign in support of key programs at London Health Sciences Centre.