Person: Darren Gilmour

Darren Gilmour

Darren Gilmour has returned to the Royal Society of Canada as executive director after an 17-month stint as VP at the Public Policy Forum. He replaces as Iris Almeida-Côté who was appointed CEO last September. Gilmour served as the RSC’s executive director from 2008 to early 2015, where he oversaw the implementation of a new…

Sandy Marshall

Sandy Marshall has been appointed executive director of Bioindustrial Innovation Canada, replacing Murray Mclaughlin who will continue with the organization in the role of government and partner relations. Marshall has 30 years of industrial experience with companies such as Polysar, Bayer and Lanxess and has been BIC’s board chair for the past three years. Last…

Dr John Fallavollita

Dr John Fallavollita has been appointed director of Applied Research and Innovation Services (ARIS) at SAIT Polytechnic. Fallavollita will be responsible for the office’s overall direction and greater engagement with large industry players for longer-term applied research projects with students. Since its formation ARIS has undertaken more than 200 projects and produced more than 280…

Dr Ward Wilson

Dr Ward Wilson has been named chairholder of the new NSERC/COSIA Senior Industrial Research Chair in Oil Sands Tailings Geotechnique. Wilson is a professor with the Univ of Alberta’s department of civil and environmental engineering and principal investigator at the Oil Sands Tailings Research Facility (OSTRF) located in Devon AB. The chair is supported for…

Darren Gilmour

Darren Gilmour has left his position as executive director at the Royal Society of Canada, prompting the striking of a search committee to secure a replacement. Gilmour joined the RSC in 2008 and oversaw the implementation of a new strategic plan, including an institutional members program, the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists and…

Dr John Fallavollita

Dr John Fallavollita has been appointed director of Applied Research and Innovation Services (ARIS) at SAIT Polytechnic. Fallavollita will be responsible for the office’s overall direction and greater engagement with large industry players for longer-term applied research projects with students. Since its formation ARIS has undertaken more than 200 projects and produced more than 280…

Dr Ward Wilson

Dr Ward Wilson has been named chairholder of the new NSERC/COSIA Senior Industrial Research Chair in Oil Sands Tailings Geotechnique. Wilson is a professor with the Univ of Alberta’s department of civil and environmental engineering and principal investigator at the Oil Sands Tailings Research Facility (OSTRF) located in Devon AB. The chair is supported for…

Darren Gilmour

Darren Gilmour has left his position as executive director at the Royal Society of Canada, prompting the striking of a search committee to secure a replacement. Gilmour joined the RSC in 2008 and oversaw the implementation of a new strategic plan, including an institutional members program, the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists and…