Leadership and Governance

Andrew MacIsaac CEO

Andrew MacIsaac

CEO and Board Member

Over the past decade Andrew has successfully established over $75 million in partnerships between industry, academia, government, and donors, and developed catalysts for economic investment totalling more than $200 million. With a background in economics and public sector management, Andrew has worked with UBC, and the University of Alberta, and is currently the Assistant Dean for the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Andrew sits on the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, Policy Committee, the Edmonton Health City Steering Committee, and the board of the Canadian Mental Health Association, Edmonton.

Greg Klak Vice President and General Manager GIlead

Greg Klak

Board Member

Greg Klak is the Vice President of Operations and General Manager for the Gilead Alberta manufacturing facility. Prior to the acquisition by Gilead in 2006, he spent 16 years with Raylo Chemicals providing custom manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical industry, including Gilead Sciences. Mr. Klak received both his B. Comm. and MBA degrees from the University of Alberta, and currently serves as a Board Member for BioAlberta.

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Jason Pincock

Board Member

Jason is currently the Chief Executive Officer of DynaLIFE Medical Labs, one of Alberta’s largest private healthcare organizations. At over 1100 employees DynaLIFE is Canada’s most regarded multidisciplinary clinical laboratory organization and is recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. Jason is a Certified Management Accountant, a graduate of the Queens Executive Program and a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors. Jason works with an ownership board, including OMERS and Laboratory Corporation of America (publicly traded) as well as a board of senior policy advisors.


Mauro Chies

AHS Representative

Mauro is the Vice President of Cancer Control Alberta & Clinical Support Services, and member of the AHS Executive Leadership Team. Mauro has previously held the positions of Vice President (Acting), Clinical Support Services and Province-wide Services, as well as Senior Operating Officer, Diagnostic Imaging Services. He started his career with the former Capital Health region in 1988 as a medical laboratory technologist. 

Our Interns

Our student and post-doctoral fellow interns are being trained for meaningful careers in the pharmaceutical industry, doing hands-on work in various aspects of the drug development process.

Benjamin O'Croinin

Undergraduate Student

Chulhun Park, PhD

Post-doctoral Fellow

Connor O'Croinin

Undergraduate Student

Daniela Silva

Graduate Student

Jerry Zhang

Graduate Student

Morteza Hajihosseini

Graduate Student

Muhammad Waheed Asghar

Post-doctoral Fellow

Myron Wilde, PhD

Post-doctoral fellow

Shadab Alam

Post-doctoral Fellow

Takeshi Susukida

Post-doctoral Fellow

Tyson Le

Post-Masters Intern

Yasin Tabatabaei, PhD

Post-doctoral Fellow

Emma Stephens

Undergraduate Student