NRC IRAP management and governance


Drawing on expertise from across Canada

The National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) Advisory Board helps ensure our program continues to offer the support Canadian businesses need to innovate and grow. The board's members, appointed by the Vice-President of NRC IRAP, represent businesses and innovation stakeholders from across Canada. They offer perspectives and advice to guide the program's strategic direction and management.

NRC IRAP Advisory Board members include:

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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Kari Harvey (Chair)

Innovation Saskatchewan

Ottawa, Ontario

David Lisk


Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Saeed El-Darahali

President and CEO

Moncton, New Brunswick

Keith Parlee

Apex Industries

Montreal, Quebec

Claude Martel

President and CEO

Calgary, Alberta

Sandi Gilbert

CEO InterGen
Founder DealPoint

London, United Kingdom

Irene Graham

ScaleUp Institute

Vancouver, British Columbia

Natalie Cartwright

Co-Founder and COO
Finn AI

Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario

Lisa Cashmore

Vice-President, Start and Scale

Brossard, Quebec

Guylaine Caux

Co-founder and President
SCT Consulting Group

Vancouver, British Columbia

Raghwa Gopal

President and CEO
Innovate BC

Barrie, Ontario

Mira Ray

Director, Research and Innovation
Georgian College

Ottawa, Ontario

Vijay Dube

CEO, ADS Biotec