Our Team

Our people are the key to our continued success.

Staff

Paul Trevenen

Paul Trevenen

Facilities Maintenance Technician

Chris Hay

Chris Hay

Scientific Data Officer

Emily Kroft

Emily Kroft

Water Policy and Youth Engagement Officer

Marco Haust

Marco Haust

Fisheries Research Technician

Louis St-Cyr

Louis St-Cyr

Director, Philanthropy

Jose Luis Rodriguez Gil

Jose Luis Rodriguez Gil

Research Associate

Heather Jovanovic

Heather Jovanovic

Toxicology Research Assistant,

Erin Bend

Erin Bend

Officer, Philanthropy

Murray MacKay

Murray MacKay

Research Fellow

Hisham Osman

Hisham Osman

Research Fellow

Sarah Warrack

Sarah Warrack

Outreach and Education Officer

Lauren Timlick

Lauren Timlick

Biologist II - Ecotoxicology

Sumeep Bath

Sumeep Bath

Editorial & Communications Manager

Paul Blanchfield

Paul Blanchfield

Research Fellow

Cyndy Desjardins

Cyndy Desjardins

Food Web Biologist

Paul Fafard

Paul Fafard

Field Sampling Technician II

Pauline Gerrard

Pauline Gerrard

Deputy Director

Lauren Hayhurst

Lauren Hayhurst

Fisheries Research Biologist II

Sonya Havens

Sonya Havens

Research Chemist

Scott Higgins

Scott Higgins

Research Scientist

Lee Hrenchuk

Lee Hrenchuk

Senior Biologist

Donna Laroque

Donna Laroque

Administrative Assistant

Matthew McCandless

Matthew McCandless

Senior Director, Fresh Water & Executive Director, IISD Experimental Lakes Area

Roger Mollot

Roger Mollot

Operations Manager II

Grace Mota

Grace Mota

Chief Financial Officer

John Neall

John Neall

Facilities Manager

Vince Palace

Vince Palace

Head Research Scientist

Michael Paterson

Michael Paterson

Senior Research Scientist

Michael Rennie

Michael Rennie

Research Fellow

Ken Sandilands

Ken Sandilands

Biologist - Field Coordinator

Dilber Yunus

Dilber Yunus

Outreach Officer

Board of Directors

Kevin Obiero

Kevin Obiero

Board Member

Andrew A. Lennox

Andrew A. Lennox

Board Member

Jane McDonald

Jane McDonald

Executive Vice-President, IISD; Chair of the Board, IISD-ELA

Matthew McCandless

Matthew McCandless

Senior Director, Fresh Water & Executive Director, IISD Experimental Lakes Area

Stephanie Cairns

Stephanie Cairns

Board Member

Glenn Crook

Glenn Crook

Board Member

Andrea Moffat

Andrea Moffat

Board member

Jeffrey Ross

Jeffrey Ross

Board Member

Keith Somers

Keith Somers

Board Member

Research Advisory Board

  • Trisha Westman, Director, Science & Research Branch, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
  • Matthew McCandless, Senior Director, Fresh Water & Executive Director, IISD Experimental Lakes Area
  • Kathy McKague, Director, Environmental Monitoring & Reporting Branch Ministry of the Environment & Climate Change
  • Raymond Hesslein, retired Research Scientist, Fisheries & Oceans Canada (former Section Head, Experimental Lakes Area)
  • Robert (Bob) Hecky, retired Professor, University of Minnesota at Duluth, University of Waterloo, and Research Scientist at Fisheries & Oceans Canada (former Section Head, Experimental Lakes Area)
  • Stephen Murphy, Professor, University of Waterloo, Director, Centre for Ecosystem Resilience & Adaptation (ERA) and Chair, Centre for Applied Science in ON Protected Areas (CASIOPA), Chair, Society for Ecological Restoration Ontario (SERO)
  • Karen Kidd, Professor, Jointly in SGES and Department of Biology, McMaster University; Stephen A. Jarislowsky Chair in Environment and Health
  • Vince Palace, Head Research Scientist