Maura Davies is past president and chief executive officer of the Saskatoon Health Region. Prior to coming to Saskatchewan, she was vice-president, Planning and Performance, for Capital Health, in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Davies has over 35 years' experience in health care as a clinical dietitian, educator and senior executive. She holds bachelor degrees in science and education, and a master's degree in health services administration. She is a fellow of the Canadian College of Health Leaders, and a surveyor for Accreditation Canada. Davies also serves as a member of CIHR’s governing council.
Davies holds a part-time faculty appointment in the University of Saskatchewan’s Community Health and Epidemiology department. She is a former member of the boards of the Saskatchewan Health Quality Council and the Saskatchewan Academic Health Sciences Network, and former chair the board of the Canadian Patient Safety Institute.
In 2007, Davies was selected by Saskatchewan Business Magazine as one of the top 10 women of influence in Saskatchewan. She has been recognized by the Women's Executive Network as one of Canada's top 100 most powerful women.