Research Manitoba’s board appointments are made by Lieutenant Governor in Council on the recommendation of the Minister of Advanced Education and Training.
The board will consist of at least nine but not more than 17 directors.
Current Board Members:
Ms. Andrea Legary (Chair)
Chief Science and Technology Officer, The Recoup Group
Mr. Jason Leibert (Vice-Chair)
Chief Growth Officer, MSP Starch Product Inc.
Mr. James Sandison (Secretary-Treasurer)
President, SCS Inc.
Dr. Mario Pinto
Vice-President (Research and International), University of Manitoba
Dr. Peter Nickerson
Vice-Provost (Health Sciences) and Dean, Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Immunology, Flynn Family Chair in Renal Transplantation, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
Dr. Rashid Ahmed
PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
Dr. Athar Ata
Chair and Professor of Chemistry, The University of Winnipeg
Dr. Hani El-Gabalawy
Professor of Medicine and Immunology, Endowed Rheumatology Research Chair, University of Manitoba
Mr. Luis Escobar
Principal, Transportation, Stantec Consulting
Mr. Earl Gardiner
Founder and Executive Chairman of Careica Health
Ms. Erin Romeo
Executive Vice-President, Digital Innovation, Strategy and Partnerships – Glacier FarmMedia
Dr. Sri Navaratnam
President and CEO, CancerCare Manitoba
Ex Officio, Non-Voting Members:
Jan Forster – active as of November 2023
Advanced Education and Training
Dr. Jean-Eric Ghia – active as of July 2023
Research Manitoba Research Advisory Committee