Person: Iain Stewart

Dr Ariane Plourde

Dr Ariane Plourde has been appointed director and regional science director of the Maurice Lamontagne Institute, replacing Jean Boulva. Lamontagne comes to the provincial marine science research centre from the Canadian Forestry Service where she was research director of the forest biology program. She is chair of the Quebec Federal Council’s science and technology committee,…

Iain Stewart

Iain Stewart has been appointed DG innovation policy branch at Industry Canada. He returns to the department after serving as a special advisor to Technology Partnerships Canada where he assisted in its re-design. Stewart was previously with Industry Canada’s industry sector (textiles, apparel, forestry) and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, where he worked on the…

Dr Peter Robertson

Dr Peter Robertson is stepping down as associate VP research and industry relations, director of the technology transfer office at the Univ of Alberta and CEO of TEC Edmonton. Robertson returns to the private sector to assist a California-based geotechnical spin-off firm he helped create. His TEC Edmonton duties will be assumed on an acting…