Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for the overall governance of OCE, and is composed of distinguished individuals drawn from the Canadian business, research and professional communities.

Among the Board's principal functions are:

  • The direction of OCE’s financial affairs;
  • The appointment of OCE’s President and CEO;
  • The approval of OCE’s programs and working agreements with other organizations
  • Mr. Michael J. Nobrega, Chair

    Corporate Director
  • Jane Allen

    Ms. Jane Allen

    Hydro One Limited
    Senior Vice President, Strategy and Innovation
  • Charles Bouchard

    Mr. Charles Bouchard

    Lockheed Martin Canada
    Chief Executive
  • Dr. D George Dixon

    Dr. D. George Dixon

    University of Waterloo
    Vice President, University Research
  • Janet Ecker

    Ms. Janet L. Ecker

    Toronto Financial Services Alliance (TFSA)
    Corporate Director
  • Dr. Mo Elbestawi

    Dr. Mo Elbestawi

    McMaster University
    Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute
  • Mark Henderson, Chairman, Ericsson Canada

    Mr. Mark Henderson

    Ericsson Canada
  • Dan Patterson

    Dr. Dan Patterson

    Niagara College
  • Mr. Bob Richardson

    Executive Vice-President, Public Affairs
  • John Ruffolo

    Mr. John Ruffolo

    OMERS Ventures
  • Mr. Michael Silagadze

    Top Hat
    Founder and CEO
  • Dr. Anne Snowdon

    Dr. Anne Snowdon

    University of Windsor

    Professor and Academic Chair, World Health Innovation Network, Odette School of Business

  • Dr_Tom_Corr_OCE-Nov2015

    Dr. Tom Corr (ex-officio)

    Ontario Centres of Excellence
    President and CEO