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To be recognized globally as a model for interdisciplinary excellance in research translation, student engagement, and innovation.


To be an innovation hub that provides meaningful programming content and spaces and places for collision that bring together industry, not-for-profits, government, and academia to collaborate, communicate, and connect.


Gailene Tobin Vandenheuvel

Gailene Tobin Vandenheuvel

Executive Director

Julia Hoare

Director, Finance and Administration

Jennifer Dawe

Jennifer Dawe

Director, Innovation & Business Development

Peter Pillsworth

Senior Manager, Facilities & Operations

Sarah Dardarian

Marketing & Communications Manager

Terry King

Facilities Manager

Danuta Prajs

Stiller Centre Caretaker

Debra Teams

Mogenson Centre Caretaker

George Andrews

Convergence Centre Caretaker

Board of Directors

  • Dr. David Muir (Chair), Western University
  • Dr. Sarah Prichard, Western University
  • Keith Gibbons, Western University Board of Governors
  • Lynn Logan, Western University
  • Chirag Shaw, PwC


Western Research Parks Strategic Plan 2021-2026

Strategic Plan Key Highlights

Western Research Parks Annual Report