Executive Team

CIFAR is led by Alan Bernstein, President & Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Bernstein reports to the Board and is responsible for developing and leading CIFAR's overall strategic direction. Reporting to the President is the executive team.

Rebecca Finlay,
Vice-President, Engagement & Public Policy

Jamie Hall,
Chief Financial & Administrative Officer

John W. Hepburn,
Vice-President, Research

Kara Spence,
Vice-President, Advancement

Elissa Strome,
Executive Director, Pan-Canadian Artificial Intelligence Strategy