Person: Brigitte Léger

Dr Philip Hicks

Dr Philip Hicks has been appointed president of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in Truro NS for a five-year term. Hicks joins the college after completing a four-year term as S&T counsellor in Tokyo for the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT). He was seconded to DFAIT from the National Research Council where…

Dr Elizabeth Theriault

Dr Elizabeth Theriault has been appointed S&T counsellor in Tokyo, Japan, effective in August. Theriault joins DFAIT on secondment from Sheridan Institute of Technology and Applied Learning (formerly Sheridan College) where she is dean of the school of science and technology. She is trained as a neuroscientist specializing in spinal cord injuries and ran a…

Paula de Rose

Paula de Rose has been reconfirmed until 2005 as S&T counsellor at Canada’s Mission to the European Union, a position she has occupied since September, 2001. De Rose has a strong background in government and academia, having worked for DFAIT and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. She has research experience in quantitative genetics and a strong…

Brigitte Léger

Brigitte Léger has been appointed S&T counsellor in Paris, France after serving for several years as deputy director, Venture Financing and Technology Partnering with DFAIT’s S&T division. Léger has had a long career in international S&T going back 20 years, including deputy director of S&T and Investment, Western European Bureau (1983-86) and manager of the…