Hari is the Chair of the Board of Directors at Spark Centre (not-for-profit Regional Innovation Centre). He works closely with the board, management, and board committees to provide governance and oversight of key issues including financial performance, risk, strategy, CEO compensation, and board rejuvenation. Hari spent 27 years in the North American capital markets, including 17 years as a biotechnology analyst with leading global and Canadian investment banks, and later as BMO’s Associate Director of Canadian equity research. Hari’s background includes a Ph.D. in biochemistry (Toronto), an MBA (UWO), and corporate governance fundamentals (Kellogg School of Management, ICD).