Doug Buchanan

B.Sc., M.Sc., MBA

Doug Buchanan, B.Sc., M.Sc., MBA, has over 40 years’ experience in strategic and operational management as a leader in the healthcare industry and other sectors. Most recently, he was a Senior Vice President at LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services, the largest diagnostics lab in Canada providing 100 million diagnostic tests each year, where he was responsible for strategy management, public relations, community engagement, and internal communications. Doug joined LifeLabs in 2013 as Senior Integration Officer following the acquisition of BC Biomedical Laboratories where he was the Chief Executive Officer responsible for this diagnostic lab services company with 45 patient service centers and more than 750 employees. Doug has also served as a Partner at Price Waterhouse Management Consultants, EVP Marketing of The WATCOM Group Inc., and VP Consulting Services Group at Sandwell Inc. He is an Institute-Certified Director from the Institute of Corporate Directors and has served on a number of non-profit and corporate boards of directors. Doug earned a Bachelors in Physics, Masters in Biology, and an MBA, all with honours, from the University of British Columbia.