Peter Sawras

Peter is Director of Facilities Planning at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto, Ontario.  Regularly cited as one of the world’s top five healthcare institutions dedicated to improving children’s health, SickKids is Canada’s leading paediatric centre, improving outcomes through the integration of care, research and learning.


Peter’s portfolio includes the planning, design, construction and leasing needs of the organization.  Through a dedicated team of individuals, the department manages projects, both new construction and renovations, in over 4 million square feet of existing owned or leased space.  In 2013, Peter’s team managed the delivery of the 880,000 Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning, an own funds research and education facility.  Most recently Peter’s team submitted an updated Stage 1: Business Case, entitled Project Horizon, to the MOHLTC for renewal of the campus.  In March 2018 the Provincial Government announced its investment of up to $2.4B for Project Horizon.

  • Company:The Hospital for Sick Children
  • Short Bio:Director of Facilities Planning
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