Person: Dr Aubrey Tingle

Dr Aubrey Tingle

Dr Aubrey Tingle has been appointed president and CEO of the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (see page 3), following his leadership of a coalition that resulted in the formation of the new body. Prior to the appointment, Tingle held three executive positions in British Columbia – all focused on research into children and…

Maja Veljkovic

Maja Veljkovic has been appointed DG of the National Research Council’s Innovation Centre in Vancouver. Formerly a senior engineer and R&D manager with Syncrude Canada Ltd, she replaces interim DG Edward Capes, who has retired after a long career with the NRC…. The Science Council of British Columbia has appointed four new members. They are:…

Ian Thomas

Ian Thomas has been appointed general manager of the new Ontario Science and Innovation Council Secretariat. Thomas held a similar position with the BC Premier’s Advisory Council on Science and Technology and was involved in the establishment of the Ontario council last year. During his tenure in BC, he was instrumental in the development of…