Dr. Rob Annan, Ph.D.
Vice-President, Public Affairs and Communications
Genome Canada is pleased to welcome Dr. Rob Annan, Ph.D., as Vice-President, Public Affairs and Communications.
In this role, Rob will drive an overarching strategy that promotes the value and potential of genomics in Canada to Genome Canada’s major stakeholders, while raising the public profile of Genome Canada both nationally and internationally. Rob is an accomplished expert on research and innovation policy. A Fellow of the Public Policy Forum, he has led projects and convened discussions around research and innovation strategy. During his seven years at Mitacs, Rob helped build a Canadian success in the development and delivery of policy-driven innovation programs. Rob volunteers on the Board of Directors for Let’s Talk Science, a national charity dedicated to increasing STEM literacy among K-12 students.
Genome Canada is a not-for-profit organization that invests in genomic science and technology and its translation into applications across multiple sectors to produce social and economic benefits for all Canadians. For more information, visit www.genomecanada.ca.