When we say, “We get invested,” we mean financially, and by bringing every other means of support to the table. You get our whole team on your side. Hands-on business guidance, customized to meet your company’s evolving needs. Plus an extensive network of mentors and advisors who help you determine what you need to stay competitive and grow strong. Long-term strategy, tactical action plans, and everything in between.

Meet our Innovacorp Science and Technology Advisory Council

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Rodney F. Burgar
Board Chair, Innovacorp
Susan J. McIsaac
Vice Chair, Innovacorp
Jeff Grammer
Partner, Rho Canada Ventures
Richard Florizone
President, Dalhousie University
Robert J. McCharles
President, McCharles Environmental Services Ltd.
Chris Huskilson
President and CEO, Emera Inc.
William (Bill) Gullage
President, W. R. Gullage Consulting Inc.
Kirsten Tomilson
President, Fourth Monkey Media
Management Team

Management Team

Stephen Duff
President & CEO
Charles Baxter
Vice President, Investment
Jennifer Robichaud
Vice President, Client Experience & Operations
Dawn House
Vice President, Client Engagement & Communications
Donna Bourque
Vice President, Finance & Administration
Investment Team

Investment Team

Charles Baxter
Vice President, Investment
Gregory Phipps
Managing Director
Lidija Marusic
Investment Manager, Life Sciences
Michael Dennis
Investment Manager, Clean Technology
Andrew Ray
Investment Manager, IT
Ben McDade
Investment Associate
Robert Burns
Investment Manager
MacKenzie Keillor
Investment Analyst
Client Experience and Operations Team

Client Experience and Operations Team

Jennifer Robichaud
Vice President, Client Experience & Operations
Michael Kabalen
Manager, Properties & Incubation
Joseph Macdonald
Manager, IT Services
Amanda Tarr
Manager, Programs & Acceleration
Shelley Hessian
Executive Director, Start-Up Yard at COVE
Robert (Bob) Pelley
Regional Manager, Cape Breton and Northern Nova Scotia
Paul Richards
Regional Manager, Annapolis Valley and South Shore