MaRS leadership



board of directors

John R. Evans,
Chair Emeritus
President Emeritus, University of Toronto
Gordon M. Nixon,
President and CEO of RBC, Toronto
Hon. John P. Manley,
Vice Chair
President and CEO, Canadian Council of Chief Executives, Ottawa
Elyse Allan
CEO, GE Canada and vice-president, GE
Michael H. McCain
President and CEO of Maple Leaf Foods Inc., Toronto
Lawrence S. Bloomberg
Director of National Bank of Canada, Toronto
Calvin R. Stiller
Professor Emeritus, University of Western Ontario
Elaine Campbell
President and CEO, AstraZeneca Canada
Ilse Treurnicht
CEO of MaRS Discovery District, Toronto
Derek Evans
President, CEO and Director of Pengrowth Energy Corporation
Paul Young
Vice-President, Research and Innovation, University of Toronto
Richard W. Ivey
Chairman, Ivest Properties Limited
Geoffrey Matus
President of Mandukwe Inc., Toronto

Key Contacts

Ilse Treurnicht
Euan Robertson
President and COO
Charles Finley
Acting VP, Marketing & Communications
Karen Greve Young
Vice President, Partnerships
Allyson Hewitt
Senior Fellow, Social Innovation
Grace Lee Reynolds
Vice President, Finance and Administration
Tony Redpath
Senior Fellow
Usha Srinivasan
Vice President, Learning and Insights
Joanne Thomsen
Vice President, Talent
Paul Campbell
Executive Lead, MaRS Real Estate
Barry Gekiere
Managing Director, Investment Accelerator Fund
Salim Teja
Managing Director, ICE
Jon Dogterom
Practice Lead, Cleantech
Krista Jones
Practice Lead, Education
Sonia Sanhueza
Practice Lead, Life Sciences and Health Care
Susan McGill
Co-founder & Executive Director, JOLT
Ted Anderson
Director, MaRS Centre for Impact Investing
Keri Damen
Director, Entrepreneurship Education
Hamoon Ekhtiari
Director, Youth Leadership & Impact
Nina Gazzola
Director, Operations
Allen Gelberg
Director, Collaboration Centre
Earl Miller
Director, Strategic Partnerships
Joeri van den Steenhoven
Director, MaRS Solutions Lab

MaRS' strategic goals:

  • Build great companies
  • Develop a vibrant innovation hub
  • Strengthen Canada‚Äôs global innovation brand

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