VP Finance & Operations

We are trusted advisors, partners and professional service providers who continuously improve delivery of responsive and adaptive services and solutions to our stakeholders

The eight departments of the VP Finance & Operations (VPFO) portfolio are responsible for the stewardship of UBC’s physical and financial assets. We oversee a $2.8 billion budget, a $1.7 billion endowment, and all university facilities on both campuses. The VPFO also manages the university’s relationships with UBC Investment Management and UBC Properties Trust. In all the portfolio’s responsibilities, we are committed to the values of excellence, integrity, respect, accountability, and safety.

Welcome Frank Laezza, UBC’s new Vice-President, Finance & Operations

March 13th marks the official start of Frank Laezza’s tenure as UBC’s new Vice-President, Finance & Operations. As a strong believer in connected leadership, Frank is looking forward to working with everyone at UBC in the oversight of our core financial, facilities, and safety functions, across both the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses. Get to meet Frank: