Advisory Board

The advisory board of the Faculty of Business Administration provides high-level, strategic advice to the dean and senior management as well as to Memorial University's president, vice-president (academic) and vice-president (research) regarding business developments and faculty activities.

The board's objective is to help us become a renowned leader in the areas of education, research and outreach for the benefit of our students, faculty, staff and alumni as well as businesses in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada and the world.

2018-2019 Members


Advisory-Board-Chairman-Karl-SmithKarl Smith (chair)

Retired executive
Fortis Inc.


Advisory-Board-Member-Tom-BurseyTom Bursey

Vice-president, corporate services and chief financial officer
Council of Canadian Academies


Advisory-Board-Member-Alyson-ByrneDr. Alyson Byrne

Assistant professor
Faculty of Business Administration


Advisory-Board-Member-Mark-CollettMark Collett

Chief operating officer
Crosbie Group of Companies


Advisory-Board-Member-Rick-DawRick Daw

Retired partner


Advisory-Board-Member-Dr-Noreen-GolfmanDr. Noreen Golfman

Provost and vice-president (academic)
Memorial University of Newfoundland


Advisory-Board-Member-Brian-GrovesBrian Groves



photo-not-availableDavid Jones

Manager investment evaluation
Nalcor Energy


Advisory-Board-Member-Dr-Gary-KachanoskiDr. Gary Kachanoski

President and vice-chancellor
Memorial University of Newfoundland


Advisory-Board-Member-Dorothy-KeatingDorothy Keating

Noseworthy Chapman


Advisory-Board-Member-Kim-KeatingKim Keating

Chief operating officer
Cahill Group


Advisory-Board-Member-David-KingDavid King

Canadian director
Robert Half


Advisory-Board-Member-John-ParsonsJohn Parsons

McKinsey & Company


Advisory-Board-Member-Greg-PopeGregory Pope

Chief financial officer
Golf Town


Advisory-Board-Member-Andrea-StackAndrea Stack

Investment and portfolio manager
CIBC Wood Gundy



Faculty of Business Administration

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Tel: (709) 864-8000