Eric Hoskins

Partner, Healthcare Innovation

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Eric Hoskins

Maverix Private Equity

Partner, Healthcare Innovation

Eric is a Partner at Maverix Private Equity whose focus is innovation, investment, and growth strategy within the health care sector. He leads this activity within Maverix. Eric also works with the Investment Team to identify and evaluate new opportunities. He assesses the impact of disruptive technologies on the health care industry. He works with the portfolio’s health care companies to assist them in the development and realization of their growth strategies and to support their accelerated growth and expansion. Eric will also support government relations on behalf of Maverix in the team’s efforts to be advocates for entrepreneurs.

Eric is a medical doctor with a PhD in Community Medicine (Public Health and Epidemiology) from Oxford University (as a Rhodes scholar) and has spent nearly four decades in the health care sector. An Officer of the Order of Canada, Eric has worked in health systems in Canada and around the world. He is Ontario’s former Minister of Health (2014-18), Minister of Economic Development and Trade (2012-14), Minister of Children and Youth Services (2011-13) and Minister of Citizenship and Immigration (2010-11). In 2018-19, Eric was the Chair of the Federal Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare. Most recently, he has been advising the private sector on COVID-19 since the pandemic began. Co-founder of the charity War Child, Eric has many years of experience creating and delivering humanitarian and development programs in war zones in Africa and the Middle East. Eric is a strong negotiator and navigator at the highest levels of government in Canada and around the world. He has a sound knowledge of health policy and the regulatory environment at both provincial and federal levels of government. Eric serves on a number of public and private medical technology and health-focused boards.