Think Research
Chief Executive Officer Think Research Corporation, Toronto, ON, 2010 – Present
  • Provides leadership, vision and direction to internal Clinical R&D, IT, Product Development, Business Development and Operation/Finance teams and management of external stakeholders
  • Proactively identifies and executes new analytic and strategic initiatives and growth opportunities increasing customer base and enhancing company profitability and overall success
  • Champions the corporate culture, which is based on respect, ongoing communication, collaboration and recognizing individual and team accomplishments and successes
  • Leverages capital markets and investors to accelerate company growth and impact
  • Facilitates the engagement process with external clients, government ministries and officials
  • Leads corporate goal setting and communicates process at weekly, company-wide meetings
  • Communicates lessons learned from initiatives to foster ongoing, company-wide improvements
  • Advocates for disruptive change and innovation in health care and complementary sectors
Deputy Chief of Staff
Office of the Leader of the Opposition, Ottawa, ON, Dec 2008 – Dec 2010

  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of the Office of the Leader of the Opposition
  • Hired and managed a staff of 85 political professionals in 6 departments, including policy, communications, political operations and tour, parliamentary affairs, digital media, and the Leader’s executive team
  • Interacted and worked directly with all members of the Liberal Party caucus and their parliamentary staff and briefed the Leader on a daily basis
  • Responsible for all liaison and joint matters with the Liberal Party of Canada, and appointed to the National Election Readiness Committee of the Liberal Party of Canada
Tory’s LLP, Toronto, ON, Dec 2006 - Nov 2008

  • Associate in the corporate department with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, securities law and public offerings. Legal practice involved representing clients in a variety of capital markets transactions and securities regulatory matters including:
  • The Thomson Corporation in its US$35 billion proposed combination with Reuters Group PLC by way of a dual-listed company structure
  • Sherritt International in its C$1.6 billion acquisition of Dynatec Corporation
  • O&Y REIT in its C$2.1 billion joint auction with its controlling unit holder, O&Y Properties, and the joint acquisition by a consortium of investors led by Brookfield Properties
  • First Capital Realty Inc. in its C$100 million Series F debenture offering
  • The underwriting syndicate in Keystone North America’s secondary offering of C$20 million of income participating securities IPSs)
Chief Agent & National Director of Operations
Michael Ignatieff Leadership Campaign, Toronto, ON, Feb 2006 - Dec 2006

  • Recruited and managed 28 personnel and a volunteer network of more than 3,000 people across the country
  • Briefed and liaised extensively with more than 50 MPs and Senators supporting Michael Ignatieff