Person: Dr Christopher Loomis

Dr Pascal Spothelfer

Dr Pascal Spothelfer has been appointed president and CEO of the British Columbia Technology Industry Association (BCTIA), replacing Rob Cruickshank. Spothelfer was most recently president and CEO of Spectrum Signal Processing (now Spectrum Signal Processing by Vecima, following its May/07 takeover by Vecima Networks Inc, Victoria BC). He has also served as senior VP strategic…

Dr Christopher Loomis

Dr Christopher Loomis has been appointed to the governing council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for a three-year term. Loomis is VP research at Memorial Univ. He is a member of Health Canada’s scientific advisory board and past chair of the CANARIE board of directors….

Stephen Probyn

Stephen Probyn has been appointed board chair of the Sustainable Development Technology Canada Foundation. Probyn is founder of The Probyn Group, which manages more than $1 billion in assets in the electrical power sector with an emphasis on renewable energy. He is a member of the stakeho

Dr Christopher Loomis

Dr Christopher Loomis has been appointed VP research and international relations at Memorial Univ for a four-year period ending December/06. Loomis has been acting in the position since March/01 and replaces Dr Kevin Keough, who was appointed chief scientist at Health Canada last year (R$ January 15/01). A pharmacologist by profession, he is responsible for…

Mike Lazaridis

Mike Lazaridis has been appointed to a three-year term on the governing council of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council. Lazar-idis is founder, president and co-CEO of Research in Motion Ltd, and founder and major benefactor of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. A graduate of the Univ of Waterloo, he was recently awarded…