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Omar Imambaccus

Omar has a Masters Degree in Economic Policy from McMaster University. He is the creator of “Economic for Heroes”, dedicated to tackling the everyday economic questions and demonstrating step-by-step solutions to several challenging problems. Omar is a past volunteer with Scouts Canada, and a past recipient of the Scouts Canada Youth Service Volunteer Award.

Maria Shaposhnikova

Maria Shaposhnikova joined the Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing in November 2017 as Research Associate. Maria is a 2017 HBSc in Geographic Information Science (GIS) graduate from the Geography Department at Western University. She was a Gold Medal and National Council For Geographic Education Award recipient. Receiving Western Alumni Global Opportunities Award allowed Maria to …

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David Zhang

David Zhang joined the Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing in July 2017 as Program Officer. David is a 2016 HBA graduate from the Ivey Business School at Western University. He was a Western National Scholar and an Ivey HBA Leaders Scholarship recipient. David’s interests span the private, public, and non-profit sectors. He spent two summers …

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Alister Smith

Alister Smith has held a number of senior positions with the federal government, as well as with a Canadian bank. Most recently, he was Executive Director for Canada at the World Bank. Prior to that, he was Associate Secretary to the Treasury Board and held other senior positions at Treasury Board and the Department of …

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David Moloney

David Moloney possesses a wealth of both policy and public sector management experience with a career spanning over three decades with the Government of Canada. Mr. Moloney was appointed by the Prime Minister to lead Canada’s participation in the Canada – U.S. Beyond the Border Action Plan and in the …

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Paul Boothe

Paul Boothe is the Managing Director for the Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing. He recently retired as Professor and Director of the Lawrence National Centre for Policy and Management at the Ivey Business School, Western University. His work experience has included university research and teaching …

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