Dr. Pamela Valentine is the Executive Vice President, Strategic Planning and Initiatives for Alberta Innovates. Prior to taking on this role, Pamela was appointed by the Government of Alberta as Transition CEO of the new Alberta Innovates organization in April, 2016. Since the consolidation in November 2016, Pamela has served as Interim CEO.
Previously, she was CEO (Interim) for Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions (AIHS). She was first recruited to AIHS in 2007 and held successively senior positions before taking the organization’s helm. Before joining AIHS, Pamela was an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Calgary and a member of the Epilepsy and Brain Circuits Program at the Hotchkiss Brain Institute. Pamela received her Ph.D., M.Sc., and B.Sc. in Psychology, from the University of Calgary. She sits on the board of several international, national and provincial not-for-profit health and health research focused organizations.