Executive Director, Finance & Operations

As Executive Director, Finance and Operations, Michael provides critical strategic, financial and organizational support to the Faculty to fulfill its academic mission and strategic priorities. With functional responsibilities for Finance, Information Technology, Space Management and Administration, Michael will cultivate and foster strategic relationships throughout the Faculty, UBC, partner Universities, provincial Health Authorities and other Faculty stakeholders.

Michael first joined UBC in 2009 in the Treasury department where he was responsible for the University’s short- and long-term cash and debt management as well as on- and off-campus leasing activity. In 2012, he relocated to UBC’s Okanagan campus as the Associate Vice-President, Finance and Operations. As a key member of UBC Okanagan’s executive team, he provided leadership in capital and financial planning, financial operations, campus planning and infrastructure development, supply chain and procurement services, facilities management, operational sustainability, risk management, ancillary services and information technology. Along with his Bachelor of Business Administration, Michael is a silver medallist Chartered Professional Accountant, CMA.