Cory Mulvihill is the Lead Executive, Policy & Public Affairs. He focuses on co-ordinating relationships with government stakeholders, and aligning MaRS and its network with government policies. He also explores new opportunities and initiatives that align with MaRS’ strategic objectives. He previously served as Chief of Staff to Ontario’s Minister of Research, Innovation and Science. His previous roles in the government include Chief of Staff to the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, and Senior Policy Advisor to the Ministers of Economic Development and Innovation, and Research and Innovation.

Prior to working for the Province, Cory completed his Ph.D. in Biochemistry at SickKids and the University of Toronto with a focus on cystic fibrosis. Cory is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and completed an Hon. B.Sc. in Chemistry. Cory’s move to MaRS brings him closer to his experience in and passion for the life sciences sector, and more broadly to the implementation of innovation policy.