Senior executive in Canadian government and university positions with over 20 years of progressively increasing responsibilities. Brings together a successful record of research productivity and academic achievements with experience in university administration and corporate management. Experience in leading complex interdisciplinary research teams, developing and implementing large and small scale research programs with a clear focus on policy influence. Extensive involvement in governance in both Canadian and global forums, both public and private sector. Direct oversight and management of multi-million dollar research programs in Canada and internationally. A focused and disciplined leader in academia and government with an international network of colleagues, collaborators and partners in global health research and education.