Person: Mark Bisby

Mark Bisby

Mark Bisby has been appointed VP research of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), effective February 4. Bisby was formerly CIHR’s director, programs branch and director, research portfolio, and the appointment is part of an internal reorganization in which he is one of four VPs. Bisby played an important liaison role during the transition…

Michael Hrybyk

Michael Hrybyk has been appointed full-time president and CEO of BCNet, a non-profit society for the development of advanced networks in British Columbia. Hrybyk has held the position on a part-time basis since 1994 while working as director, advanced information technology group, at the BC Institute of Technology (BCIT). He will take a leave of…

Michael Fine

Michael Fine has been appointed executive director of the recently formed Innovation Secretariat at Industry Canada. Fine will be responsible for the engagement of stakeholders during the upcoming consultation process for the federal innovation strategy. He comes to Industry Canada from Finance Canada where he worked in the director’s office of the Economic Development Policy…