Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is composed of CEOs, CFOs, CSOs and experts in the field of HR from across Canada with extensive financial and industry experience representing companies and organizations in Canada’s bio-economy. BioTalent Canada relies on the guidance provided by its dedicated volunteer Board of Directors.

Reg Joseph (Chair)
Edmonton Health City
Edmonton, AB

Andrea Gilpin (Vice-Chair)
General Manager
Goodman Centre for Pediatric Formulation – CHU Sainte-Justine
Montreal, QC

Boni Dorish (Treasurer)
Director, Finance, Administration & Human Resources
Ag-West Bio Inc.
Saskatoon, SK

Vivian Beer
Manager, HR Strategy
PEI BioAlliance
Charlottetown, PE

Glenna Boyle
Senior Director of Human Resources
Fresenius Medical Care Canada
Richmond Hill, ON

Natalie Dakers
President and CEO
Vancouver, BC

Jason Field
President and CEO
Life Sciences Ontario
Toronto, ON

Helen Findlay
Senior Director, Innovation Projects
Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization (OBIO)
Toronto, ON

Neena Gupta
Lawyer, Partner
Gowling WLG
Waterloo, ON

Charles Grubsztajn
Chief Operating Officer
Neopharm Labs
Blainville, QC

Lidija Marusic
Investment Manager
Halifax, NS

Edward Short
Vice President, Human Resources
Charles River Laboratories
Senneville, QC

Bob Golding
Independant Consultant
Bob Golding Solutions
Calgary, AB

Jessica Bowes
Vice President, Commercialization
Guelph, ON

Rob Henderson
President and CEO
BioTalent Canada
Ottawa, ON