Person: Robert Dunlop

Robert Dunlop

Robert Dunlop is retiring from the federal public service on October 17th after a 33-year career, most recently at Industry Canada where he led the development of S&T policy and programs. As assistant DM with Industry Canada’s science and innovation sector, Dunlop has had a hand in many files including the introduction of programs such…

Tom Jenkins

Tom Jenkins has been named the next chancellor of the Univ of Waterloo, continuing an informal tradition of naming technology executives to the position. Jenkins is executive chairman of Waterloo-based Open Text Corp, a member of the National Research Council, director of the CD Howe Institute and a founder of Communitech….

Dr Kevin Tuer

Dr Kevin Tuer has been appointed managing director of the Open Data Initiative (ODI), which received $3 million in the last federal Budget. He is stepping down as managing director of the Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) — which manages ODI — and will be replaced by Avvey Peters, former VP communications and ma

Robert Dunlop

Robert Dunlop has been appointed assistant DM of Industry Canada’s science and innovation sector, moving over from the same position in the strategic policy sector. Dunlop replaces Matt King who leaves to become assistant DM at Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Dunlop was previously DG economic development and corporate finance with Finance Canada where he focused…

Dr Feridun Hamdullahpur

Dr Feridun Hamdullahpur has been appointed VP academic and provost at the Univ of Waterloo for a five-year term beginning September 1st. Hamdullahpur will also become a professor in the department of mechanical and mechatronics engineering. He comes to Waterloo from Carleton Univ where he has served as interim VP academic and provost since 2007…

Mark Romoff

Mark Romoff is stepping down as president and CEO of the Ontario Centres of Excellence Inc (OCE) effective September 25th after serving a five-year. Romoff came to the OCE shortly after the creation of OCE Inc, a corporation overseeing the various Centres of Excellence that were previously semi-autonomous, succeeding Donald Hathaway (R$, September 28/04). He…