Person: Suzanne Corbeil

Dr Gilles Patry

Dr Gilles Patry has been appointed executive director of the U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities effective this week, replacing inaugural executive director Suzanne Corbeil, who is stepping down after five years. Patry recently completed seven years as president and CEO of the Canada Foundation for Innovation. He was previously president and vice-chancellor of the…

Jean-Claude Gavrel

Jean-Claude Gavrel is stepping down as head of the Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) program after 12 years. Gavrel joined the NCE in 2000 as program director and was appointed associate VP of the program in 2007. Under his leadership, the NCE program became renowned internationally as a model for research commercialization and knowledge…

Jill Kowalchuk

Jill Kowalchuk has been appointed interim executive director of Compute Canada, an organization overseeing a network of high-performance computing platforms across Canada. Kowalchuk will be seconded as of April 1st from her role as executive director of WestGrid and VP project and partnership development at Cybera. Kowalchuk replaces Susan Baldwin who was appointed as Compute…

Suzanne Corbeil

Suzanne Corbeil has been appointed to a five-year term as executive director of U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities, a new organization representing Canada’s top 15 research-intensive universities. Corbeil has worked as a consultant since 2009, including director of global outreach with the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. Between 2000 and 2009, she was VP…