Dr Indira Samarasekera FRSC, FCAE, OC


Senior Advisor, Bennett Jones LLP

Senior Advisor, Bennett Jones LLP; Independent Director, Bank of Nova Scotia; Board Member: TC Energy, Magna International and Stelco; Fellow: Royal Society of Canada, Foreign Associate of National Academy of Engineering; Member, Tri-Lateral  Commission.

Formerly: President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Alberta (2005-15); Distinguished Fellow in Residence, Liu Institute for Global Issues, University of British Columbia; Chair, World Universities Network; Member: Industry Canada's Science, Technology and Innovation Council, Minister's Advisory Committee on Canada's Global Commerce Strategy; Presidential Visiting Committee, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

A Member of the Programme Advisory Committee and a former Board Member, The Canadian Ditchley Foundation.