Person: Guy Levesque

Guy Levesque

The University of Ottawa’s Administration Committee has announced the appointment of Guy Levesque as Associate Vice-President, Research Support and Infrastructure, beginning November 19. Mr. Levesque currently serves as Vice-President, Programs and Performance at the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), where he previously held the position of Director of Programs from 2010 to 2015. He has…

Dr Pierre Meulien

Dr Pierre Meulien has stepped down as president and CEO of Genome Canada to become executive director of the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI). Meulien departed Genome Canada July 17th and takes up his IMI duties in Brussels in mid-September to lead the second phase of the €3.3-billion drug research program between the European Union and…

Maria Aubrey

Maria Aubrey has been appointed VP business and professional services at the National Research Council. Most recently an operations/program management consultant, Aubrey was senior VP operations at Sustainable Development Technology Canada for more than seven years. She has also held numerous operations positions in the private sector including XIA Systems Corp, Technologies, and more than…

Guy Levesque

Guy Levesque has been promoted to VP programs and planning at the Canada Foundation for Innovation, Previously director of programs, Levesque has worked primarily at the CFI and NSERC since 1998. He holds a BSc. and MSc in earth sciences and a BEd from the Univ of Ottawa….

Dr Hany Moustapha

Dr Hany Moustapha has been appointed professor of mechanical engineering and director of a new aerospace program (AERO-ETS) and its undergraduate aerospace institute at the Univ of Quebec’s École technologie superieure, effective March 1st. Moustapha spent 32 years at Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), most recently as senior fellow and director for technology and collaboration…

John McDougall

John McDougall has been appointed president of the National Research Council effective April 19th, replacing Dr Pierre Coulombe who left the position in mid February. Currently chair of Innoventures Canada (a national consortium of Canada’s research and technology deployment organizations) and a director of PFB Corp (industrial products made from beaded foam plastics), McDougall served…

Guy Levesque

Guy Levesque has been appointed director of programs at the Canada Foundation for Innovation, effective April 12th. Levesque returns to the CFI where he previously served as coordinator of institutional relations between 2002 and 2005. Since 2007, he has been manager of the Prairies regional Office of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council in…

Iain Stewart

Iain Stewart has been appointed to the governing council of the National Research Council. Currently assistant VP research at Dalhousie Univ, Stewart was formerly associate assistant DM of the science and innovation sector at Industry Canada and was heavily involved in the development of the 2007 S&T framework. He holds a master of public administration,…