Steve Ashton Ashton

Lecturer | Vice President People & Organizational Development, IWK


Phone: (902) 470-2617
Mailing Address: 
IWK Health Centre
5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax, NS
B3K 6R8


Steve is Vice President of People and Organization Development at the IWK Health Centre. Prior to this, he spent 22 years in the private sector with Bell Aliant and Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette.  Steve’s interests include talent management, employee engagement, regional economic prosperity, and inspiring youth to become engaged in science, technology and innovation.


  • Bachelor of Science, Honours in Psychology, Dalhousie University
  • Masters of Business Administration, Dalhousie University
  • Leading Change and Organizational Renewal, Harvard University (Executive Education)


HESA 6340.01 - Human Resources in Healthcare