Person: Dr Ronald Pearlman

Stephen Lougheed

Stephen Lougheed has been appointed president and CEO of Alberta Innovates – Technology Future, replacing the retiring Gary Albach (R$, May 21/10). A veteran entrepreneur and technology executive, Lougheed has held several positions on AITF’s board of directors and most recently was acting COO, leading the development of the organization’s FY12-13 operating plan. Over his…

Dr Ronald Pearlman

Dr Ronald Pearlman has been appointed president of the Royal Canadian Institute for the Advancement of Science. Pearlman, professor emeritus at York Univ’s faculty of science & engineering, will continue the 163-year-old institute’s mission to enhance public awareness of science, most recently via webcasts featuring Canadian scientists….

David Allan

David Allan, the founding chairman and CEO of YM Biosciences has been awarded the annual Gold Leaf Award for Industry Leadership from BIOTECanada. Allan engineered novel financial mechanisms to fund Canadian biotechnology including the first S&T-specific investment banking team to support biotech capital requirements and the creation of Drug