Dr. Jason Field
President & CEO, Life Sciences Ontario (LSO)
Dr. Jason Field is President & CEO of Life Sciences Ontario (LSO), a member-driven organization dedicated to advancing the province’s vibrant life sciences sector. Jason obtained his PhD in Chemistry from the University of Massachusetts and his undergraduate degree from the University of Waterloo. Jason returned to Ontario and worked as a research scientist developing scalable manufacturing processes for active pharmaceutical ingredients. In 2007, he joined the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade (MEDT) where he led a team of senior advisors dedicated to growing Ontario`s life sciences and ICT sectors. During his time at MEDT, Jason was integral to the development of a number of strategic policy initiatives and spearheaded negotiations with several major ICT and life sciences companies that resulted in significant new investments in the province. Jason joined LSO as Executive Director in October, 2011 and was appointed as President and CEO in April, 2014.