Person: Stewart Beck

Ian Thomas

Ian Thomas, director of innovation policy with Alberta’s Department of Advanced Education and Technology, is retiring from public service after a 33-year career. Thomas has worked in several provinces, initially as a teacher in London and Alberta before moving into civil provincial service. Since 1988, he has worked with the governments of British Columbia, Ontario…

Stewart Beck

Stewart Beck has been appointed consul general for San Francisco replacing Marc LePage. Beck is currently assistant DM of the international business development, investment and innovation branch at the Department of International Trade and Foreign Affairs. Prior to joining DFAIT, he was consul general to Shanghai….

Dr Anthony Phillips

Dr Anthony Phillips has been appointed scientific director of the Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction, one of 13 Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Currently a professor of psychiatry at the Univ of British Columbia, Phillips replaces Dr Rémi Quirion. He is also a senior investigator with UBC/Vancouver Coastal Health Brain Research Centre. Phillips…

Sue Miller

Sue Miller has been appointed CEO of Hatsize Corp, a developer of virtual online laboratories based in Calgary. Miller was previously head of three major tech companies — Compaq Canada, Merisel Europe and Merisel Canada. Hatsize is targetting companies seeking to accelerate development of its software and networking products….