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VP Finance & Operations

Finance Leadership Office
The University of British Columbia
Vancouver Campus | Musqueam Traditional Territory
1958 Main Mall, 6th Floor, Walter C. Koerner Library | Vancouver BC | Canada V6T 1Z2

Please contact the office with any comments, questions, or suggestions you may have, via:

Tel 604 822 2823


Contact the Office of the Vice-President

Sandy Zarka
Executive Assistant to the Vice-President
Coordinates the activities of the Vice-President and supports other projects as required.
Tel 604 822 2823
Chris Freek
Senior Manager, VP Finance Communications
Leads the UBC Communications Team embedded in the VPFO.
Tel 604 827 0641
Karen Oyhenart
Director, Human Resources
Leads the UBC Human Resources Team embedded in the VPFO.
Tel 604 822 9889

Contact a Unit of the VPFO


  • Comptroller
    The UBC Comptroller manages financial support across the University, and delivers key financial data and reporting to stakeholders.
  • Financial Operations
    Financial Operations provides financial management services and guides UBC through fiscal policies and regulations.
  • Treasury
    Treasury not only manages UBC’s assets, liabilities, and risks, but also administers key fiscal programs and processes.


  • Building Operations
    Building Operations manages the University’s lands, buildings, and fleets efficiently, safely, and sustainably.
  • Energy & Water Services
    Energy & Water Services manages UBC’s energy and water infrastructure and plays a key role in meeting campus sustainability targets.
  • Infrastructure Development
    Infrastructure Development manages the University’s existing and emerging needs, by planning, developing, renewing and renovating campus facilities.


  • Risk Management Services
    Risk Management Services identifies, assesses and addresses strategic, academic, operational, financial and reputational risks at UBC.


  • Finance & Operations Okanagan
    Finance & Operations Okanagan ensures UBC’s Okanagan campus is an exceptional academic environment by managing the financial and operational aspects of campus life.