GS11 Regional Steering Committee

Serge Villemure


Director, Research Grants and Scholarships Directorate, Scholarships and Fellowships Division, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Canada.

Serge Villemure graduated in 1989 with a BSc in Kinesiology and obtained his Masters in 1991 in Administration from the University of Ottawa. Serge joined NSERC in 1991 where he worked  as a Program Administrator in different disciplines within the Research Grants Division. In 1997, he became Team Leader for Physical and Mathematical Sciences. He spent one year, from  June 2000 to June 2001, at the Canada Research Chairs as a Senior Administrator, where he  contributed to starting up the program and then returned to his position within the Physical and  Mathematical Sciences. In 2004, he led the Physical and Mathematical Sciences and  Engineering team as Director. Since 2010, he has been Director of the Scholarships and  Fellowships Division. In 2013, he also became Director of the Chairs for Women in Science and  Engineering Program.  To maintain a well-balanced life, Serge cycles to work, and also enjoys yoga and jogging.  He lives in Gatineau with his wife and daughters.