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Board of Directors and Senior Team


Board of Directors

Leona Pinsky
Leona Pinsky
Chair

Leona Pinsky trained as a lawyer and practised for several years before turning her attention to volunteer work. She has been an active volunteer leader in her community for over thirty years. She is co-founder of the 65 Roses Gala and GearUp4CF which have raised over $7 million for Cystic Fibrosis Canada.

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Robert Sankey
Robert Sankey, CFA
Vice Chair

Investment Analyst, Robert Sankey served as Director of Research for four years and was appointed a Vice President of Burgundy Asset Management Ltd in May 2011. In December 2016, Robert was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer in January 2019.

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Kathryn Deuchars

Dr. Deuchars is Senior Manager, Business Development and Research, at Ontario Genomics, where she works to facilitate genomic innovation in health care. Dr. Deuchars has over twenty years of experience in the field of biotechnology innovation, venture financing and health technology commercialization. She is also Director of the Ontario Personalized Medicine Network, a stakeholder volunteer group formed to enable the adoption of personalized medicine technologies in Ontario to improve health.

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Louise Desjardins

Dr. Louise Desjardins is currently the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa. Previously, she consulted for a number of health and science not-for- profit organizations including member-based associations.

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Françoys Levert

Françoys Levert is a Managing Director and Co-Head of Institutional Sales with the National Bank Financial Markets. Prior to joining NBC, Francoys was with CIBC Capital Markets in Québec where he led a team of 27 sales and trading professionals servicing institutional and corporate clients.

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Barbara M. Hill

Barbara Hill is President of The Grenview Group - a strategic global business advisory and executive coaching firm built on 30 years of extensive leadership and business management experience in healthcare. Previously, Barbara had a successful corporate career holding many senior positions including President and GM of Baxter Canada.

 

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Lee Burry

A loyal HR leader in the New Brunswick government and former Kin Canada President with 9 years of high level experience in human resources, policy governance, board management and non-profit leadership. 

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Stephen McCourt
Stephen McCourt
Chair of Finance and Audit Committee

Stephen has a Bachelor of Accounting Degree, as well as a Master of Accountancy, from Brock University. Stephen has also attained his Chartered Accountant designation.

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Ron Anderson

A seasoned business leader with a talent for management, Ron Anderson is the Founding Partner and Managing Director of Nexus Systems Group Inc., a specialized business and information technology consulting company.

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Stuart Hodge
Stuart Hodge

Stuart Hodge is the President and owner of Koallo Inc., a domain name registration and managed services company based in Ottawa. Originally from the United Kingdom he began his technical career with ten years as a member of the Royal Air Force and then as a self-employed consultant.

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