Person: Geoff Clarke

Geoff Clarke

Geoff Clarke is stepping down as managing director of the Ontario Centres of Excellence’s Centre for Materials Manufacturing (CMM) after a six-year tenure to pursue personal and business interests. Clarke joined the OCE program in 2000 as president of CMM predecessor, Materials and Manufacturing Ontario, replacing the retiring Dr Grant Allan (R$, July 28/00). He…

Marcel Mongeon

Marcel Mongeon is stepping down as executive director of McMaster Univ’s Office of Research Contracts and Intellectual Property after eight years. Mongeon will be establishing a seminars and training company while continuing with his consulting and law practice in IP management. He will maintain an ongoing relationship with the university, continuing to teach programs at…

Dr Michel Béland

Dr Michel Béland has been awarded the 2005 Patterson Distinguished Service Medal for his contributions to Canadian meteorology. B‚land is DG of Environment Canada’s Atmospheric Science and Technology Directorate, a position he has held since 1999. He joined Environment Canada in 1978 as a research scientist and became director of the Meteorological Research Branch in…

Dr Robert Church

Dr Robert Church has been named a Member of the Order of Canada for his contribution to industry. Church, chairman of the Alberta Science and Research Authority and a pioneer of science and technology research, management and education in the province. He is also professor emeritus of medical biochemistry at the Univ of Calgary…. Ottawa…

Geoff Clarke

Geoff Clarke has been appointed president and CEO of Materials and Manufacturing Ontario (MMO), one of four provincially supported Ontario Centres of Excellence. He replaces Dr Grant Allan, who is retiring and moving to British Columbia. The announcement was made at Partnerships 2000, MMO’s flagship networking event in Toronto in June. Clarke is past CEO…