Person: Jean-Paul Gourdeau

Dr Roger Foxall

Dr Roger Foxall has been named British Columbia’s science and technology champion of the year by the Innovation and Science Council of British Columbia. Foxall, co-founder of Genome BC and its executive VP, was recognized for his achievements in promoting and fostering S&T in the province. He was instrumental, along with the late Dr Michael…

Terry Walsh

Terry Walsh has been appointed co-chair of the Canadian e-Business Initiative (CeBI). Walsh was recently appointed president of Cisco Systems Canada. He has been with Cisco Systems Inc for eight years and was previously managing director of Cisco Systems Australia and New Zealand. He replaces Pierre-Paul Allard, who accepted a position with Cisco Systems in…

Dr Robin Louis

Dr Robin Louis has been appointed president of the Canadian Venture Capital Association for a one-year term, replacing Brad Ashley. Louis is president of Ventures West Management Inc, which has $400 million invested in more than 125 companies. Before joining Ventures West, he was CEO of a successful software company and has been a board…

Dr Robert Haines

Dr Robert Haines has been appointed to the governing council of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council for a three-year term. Haines has been acting dean of science at the Univ of Prince Edward Island since 1998. He holds a PhD in inorganic reaction mechanisms from the Univ of Leicester….

Jean-Paul Gourdeau

Jean-Paul Gourdeau has been appointed as a member of the Canada Foundation for Innovation. The former chairman of SNC-Lavalin Group, Gourdeau holds engineering degrees from the École Polytechnique and Harvard Univ….