Rob MacIsaac

President & CEO
Hamilton Health Sciences                                     

Rob MacIsaac is the President and CEO of Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS), a position he has held since 2014.  HHS is one of the most comprehensive specialty care hospital systems in Canada, with research and care across the lifespan.

HHS operates Hamilton General Hospital, Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre, McMaster Children’s Hospital, St. Peter’s Hospital and West Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Grimsby. The hospital system serves 2.5 million residents of Hamilton, Central South and Central West Ontario and is the region’s largest employer.

Prior to joining HHS, Rob was President of Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology.  Under Rob’s leadership, Mohawk initiated the largest campus renewal project in the college’s history. 

Rob MacIsaac was the first Chair of Metrolinx, the authority responsible for planning and governing transportation (including GO Transit) in the Greater Toronto Hamilton Area (GTHA). 

Prior to his work at Metrolinx, Rob was Mayor of the City of Burlington between 1997 and 2006. 

Rob completed his undergraduate degree in Economics at the University of Waterloo in 1984 and received a Law degree at the University of Western Ontario in 1987. He was called to the Bar in 1989.  Born in 1962, Rob is a lifelong resident of Burlington.  He is married to Anne and has two daughters, Sarah and Catherine.