John Morrison, BSc

Mr. John Morrison is a retired chief executive and has been an active corporate director of leading companies and voluntary organizations. He has been responsible for operations in Canada, the U.S., Europe and Asia, and for customers in over 60 countries. He has experience dealing with Health Canada and equivalent regulators in the U.S., Europe and Japan.Mr. Morrison served as group president, health care at MDS Inc. from 2003-2005, and in other positions at MDS from 1991. He previously served as president and CEO of Nordion International, CEO of two divisions of Toronto-based CCL Industries, and prior to that in a variety of roles at Continental Can Canada leading up to terms as chair, president and CEO.  Mr. Morrison graduated from the University of New Brunswick with a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering. His volunteer experience includes membership of the board of directors and chair of the Finance and Audit committee of the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, membership and chair of the board of directors of Shad International, which operates a science program for gifted high school students, and a member of the International Expert Committee of Accreditation Canada. He is the former vice-chair of the University of Guelph board of governors.

Other Team Members

Ken Newport, ICD.D, CPA

Chair, Board of Directors, BioCanRx; Life Sciences Entrepreneur

Har Grover, MBA, ICD.D

Executive Chairman and CEO, Scientus Pharma

Ken Lawless, MSc

Executive Director, Ottawa Health Innovation Hub

Shana Kelley, PhD

Distinguished Professor, University of Toronto; Serial Entrepreneur