Who are the panelists ?
|B. Mario Pinto
President, NSERC/Président, CRSNG
Dr. Pinto became President of NSERC in November 2014. Since then, he’s led the charge on NSERC 2020 - a plan to boost the dynamic relationship between discovery and innovation, increase diversity and equity in science, strengthen global connectivity, foster a stronger science culture and train the next generation of science and engineering leaders. He champions global connectivity to increase the power of the line of sight by embracing diverse perspectives. Dr. Pinto is also a champion of gender equity and inclusion of the two-spirit community in research and innovation. Dr. Pinto received his B.Sc. and Ph.D. in Chemistry from Queen’s University. He served as Professor, Chair of Chemistry and Vice-President Research at Simon Fraser University and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. He was recently elected Chair of the Global Research Council. @NSERC_CRSNG