Janet Knox

President and CEO
Janet Knox CEO of the Nova Scotia Health Authority

As President and CEO of Nova Scotia Health Authority, Janet Knox is focused on creating a healthier Nova Scotia. She believes in working collaboratively with Nova Scotians and key partners to improve care and services and positively shape the future of health and the health system in our province. She brings more than four decades of health system experience to this role, from Nova Scotia, Canada and beyond.

Starting her career as a Registered Nurse, she has extensive experience in clinical care, education, research and health care administration, including 10 years as President and CEO of Annapolis Valley Health.  

She holds a Bachelor of Nursing from the University of New Brunswick, a Master of Nursing from Dalhousie University, a Master of Business Administration from Saint. Mary’s University, and is a Certified Health Executive with the Canadian College of Health Leaders.

A strong supporter of community and economic development, Ms. Knox currently serves on the Board of Directors for 211 and HealthcareCAN. As a member of the CEO Health And Safety Leadership Charter she is also committed to working with other leaders to make Nova Scotia the safest place to live and work in Canada.