As Senior Director, Communications & External Affairs, Mr. Gee brings more than 15 years of experience in public, media, government and stakeholder relations; communications and marketing; project management; and not-for-profit operations.
Prior to joining adMare, he spent 10 years as the Senior Director of Operations and Communications at LifeSciences BC, the not-for-profit industry association responsible for representing the province’s life sciences community, and for building the local, national and international partnerships it requires to flourish.
Mr. Gee began his career as a Communications Officer with the Canadian Forest Research Centre in Victoria. He subsequently joined the Science Council of British Columbia (now BCIC) administering their various funding programs for researchers and technology start-ups. He has participated on numerous advisory committees including the Executive Committee of the High Tech Communicators’ Exchange, the BIO International Steering Committee, and as a Founding Member of the Global Bioscience Partnership.
Mr. Gee completed a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Creative Writing at the University of Victoria, and he is also a graduate of the Leadership Vancouver Program, and From Lab to Leadership – Developing Scientific and Corporate Leaders. He has also been a Guest Lecturer with the University of British Columbia’s Career Services; Industry Mentor for the Student Biotechnology Network.