Howard Waldner


Howard Waldner is the Principal of Caledonia Solutions, Canada, Inc. a B.C. based Strategic consulting company he formed in 2013, following his retiral from a distinguished career in HealthCare leadership in both Canada and the UK. Most recently, for the last 9 years, he held the role the role of President and Chief Executive Officer of the Vancouver Island Health Authority in British Columbia, Canada.

Prior to joining VIHA, he was the Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer for the former Calgary Health Region from 1999 until 2004. Before moving to Calgary in 1999, he held a number of senior leadership roles within the Scottish National Health Service, most recently as CEO of Dundee University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

VIHA was recognized as one of Canada’s top 100 employers for the last 5 years. Howard was recently recognized by the Canadian College of Health Leaders, receiving the 2013 Canadian National Award for Innovation in Health-Care Leadership.

He received his Executive MBA from the University of Glasgow, Scotland

  • Company:Caledonia Solutions, Canada, Inc (BC)
  • Short Bio:Howard has extensive strategic and operational health care leadership experience in both Canada and the United Kingdom, having held a number of key President and CEO roles on both continents.
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