CIFAR Team

President's Office

Alan Bernstein

Alan Bernstein
President & CEO

Gail Martin

Gail Martin
Executive Assistant

Advancement

Kara Spence

Kara Spence
Vice-President, Advancement

JUNAID HABIB

Junaid Habib
Director, Corporate & Foundation Partnerships

Mimosa Kabir

Mimosa Kabir
Manager, Individual Giving

Mariko Manhas

Mariko Kojima Manhas
Manager, Individual Giving

Mary Milner

Mary Milner
Advancement Officer, Corporations & Foundations

Jill Oba

Jill Oba
Advancement & Operations Coordinator

Alison Smiley

Alison Smiley
Administrative Coordinator

Samuel Sutherland

Samuel Sutherland
Advancement Officer

Marion York

Marion York
Director, Individual Giving

Knowledge Mobilization

Bio Outline

Rebecca Finlay
Vice-President, Engagement & Public Policy

Brent Barron

Brent Barron
Director, Public Policy

Gaga Boskovic

Gaga Boskovic
Public Policy Associate

Hillary Connolly

Hillary Connolly
Knowledge Mobilization Officer

Amy Cook

Amy Cook
Director of Knowledge Mobilization

Fiona Cunningham

Fiona Cunningham
Director, Innovation

Soraya Zidane

Soraya Zidane
Executive Assistant to the Vice-President, Engagement and Public Policy

Pan-Canadian Artificial Intelligence Strategy

Elissa Strome

Elissa Strome
Executive Director

Nabilah Chowdhury

Nabilah Chowdhury
Research Analyst, Artificial Intelligence

Research & Partnerships

John Hepburn

John Hepburn
Vice-President, Research

Nadege Compaore

Nadège Compaoré
Research Analyst

Paula Driedger

Paula Driedger
Programs & Information Officer

Kate Geddie

Kate Geddie
Director, Research

Pamela Kanellis

Pamela Kanellis
Senior Director, Research

Katerina Kaneva

Katerina Kaneva
Administrative Co-ordinator

Fiona Manning

Fiona Manning
Research Analyst

Jonathon Moir

Jonathon Moir
Research Analyst

Rachel Parker

Rachel Parker
Senior Director, Research

Bio Outline

Andrea Sharkey
Research Partnerships Officer

Shared Services

Jamie Hall

Jamie Hall
Chief Financial & Administrative Officer

Andre Allen

André Allen
Director of Information Systems

Juanita Bawagan

Juanita Bawagan
Writer & Media Relations Specialist

Michelle Bozzetto

Michelle Bozzetto
Marketing & Design Specialist

Corine Clements

Corine Clements
Accounting Clerk

Amanda Ferguson

Amanda Ferguson
Project Coordinator & Executive Assistant to the CFAO

Cindy Gabourie

Cindy Gabourie
Director of Finance

Sharon Hainey

Sharon Hainey
Event & Meeting Coordinator

Wendy Halle

Wendy Hallé
Event & Meeting Coordinator

June Hulbert

June Hulbert
Associate Director, HR

Kurt Kleiner

Kurt Kleiner
Associate Director of Communications

Rajesh Kumar

Rajesh Kumar
IT System Analyst & Administrator

Cynthia Macdonald

Cynthia Macdonald
Writer & Communications Specialist

Sangev Siva

Sangev Siva
Salesforce Business Analyst & Administrator 

Jacqui Sullivan

Jacqui Sullivan
Manager, Meetings & Events

Emma Tarswell

Emma Tarswell
Marketing & Design Manager

Bio Outline

Michelle Thom
HR Generalist

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Leanne Woodcock
Junior Accountant

Grace Wong

Grace Wong
Event & Meeting Coordinator