February 24, 2023
Building a more innovative campus — one project at a timeA powerful duo in the VPFO, Aletha Utimati, a PMP-certified Project Manager and Sandy Sull, a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) bring completely different expertise but share a vision for an innovative campus, a passion for collaboration, and the ability to shift gears and adapt quickly to build an amazing and engaging Vancouver campus.
January 13, 2023
Balancing safety and innovationJanet Hankins leads a team of specialists in biosafety, radiation, and chemical safety and occupational hygiene responsible for the handling of hazardous substances across the university. Learn how Janet resonates with the VPFO’s strategic directions and values, and how her team came together to support the university community through the onset of COVID-19.
November 28, 2022
Making accountability personalThomas Straley — with 20 years of experience in Accounts Payable — is one of the lucky people who find their dream job early and build an endlessly rewarding career.
November 1, 2022
Creating inclusive spaces beyond the public realmJen Sheel takes pride in what her team does… and it shows. When you meet Jen, one of the first things you see is her dedication to making UBC a place that invites and builds connections. She fiercely believes that by getting things right with people, our people can get the other things right.
June 1, 2022
Continuing as one VPFO under Karamjeet Heer and John Metras’ leadershipStarting June 1, Karamjeet Heer will begin serving as the Interim Vice-President, Finance, and John Metras will become the Interim Vice-President, Operations following the departure of Peter Smailes, former Vice-President, Finance and Operations.