Cycle 4 Project Selection
Committee

Alan E Winter

PhD, FCAE​

Alan Winter was British Columbia’s first Innovation Commissioner from 2018-2020. He has wide experience at senior levels in the technology sector and in government. Alan has been a director of over 30 organizations and companies. Read more 

Charles Nyabeze

VP Business Development and Commercialization of Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation

Charles Nyabeze leads CEMI’s Commercialization Support Services division and is responsible for identifying and securing opportunities to help clients close the commercialization gap in introducing new technologies into the mining value stream. Read more 

Doug Buchanan

M.Sc., MBA,

For more than twenty years, Doug Buchanan was the Managing Director & CEO of BC Biomedical Laboratories Ltd. He provided leadership to all functional areas of the practice and led significant changes in the organization, including several acquisitions, and the development of a new, leading-edge laboratory. Read more 

Heather Herring

President of Make It So Inc.

Heather Herring’s varied career has included serving as the Executive in Residence with Zone Startups Calgary and extensive work in academia, private and public sector companies with a focus on energy and sustainability. She is the Vice-Chair of Platform Calgary and past Chair of Tecterra. Read more 

Sally Daub

Founder & Managing Partner, Pool Global Partners

Sally Daub is a technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist and CEO with experience in semiconductors, consumer electronics, healthcare, quantum computing and blockchain. As Founder and Managing Partner of Pool Global Partners, Sally is investing in the next generation of deep-tech innovation and supporting founders by sharing her expertise. Read more 

Tara McCarville

Committee Chair | Principal, Brighton Group

Tara McCarville is a Principal Consultant at Brighton Group, a health industries solutions firm. As the former National Health Industries Leader for PwC Canada, Tara was accountable for leading a national practice focused on improving quality and outcomes for government, hospital, healthtech/medtech, home/long term care, and private equity clients. Read more