Person: Jaime Pitfield

Glen Murray

Glen Murray has been appointed minister of the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation (MRI), effective August 18th. A former mayor of Winnipeg, Murray was president and CEO of the Canadian Urban Institute prior his election to the provincial legislature in a 2010 by-election. He received a diploma from John Abbott College and attended Concordia…

Dr Darin Graham

Dr Darin Graham has been appointed president and CEO of ORION, effective August 1st, replacing Phil Baker who is retiring after a 10-year stint. Graham comes to ORION from New Zealand’s ICT Institute (NZi3) which he founded at the Univ of Canterbury. Prior to leaving Canada, he was president of the Ontario Centre of Excellence’s…

Jaime Pitfield

Jaime Pitfield has been appointed VP common administrative services for the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. Pitfield was previously VP corporate and technology services at Citizen and Immigration Canada under minister Jason Kenny. Pitfield has worked at increasingly senior levels of the federal bureaucracy since 1984…