Kari Harvey

Kari Harvey is CEO of Innovation Saskatchewan where her responsibilities include working with community partners to nurture an environment that supports the success of start-up tech companies in the province, and with the research community to ensure Saskatchewan research and commercialization interests are maximized.  Her 25-year public service career includes senior leadership positions in the Ministry of Agriculture such as Director of the Agri-business Development Branch, Executive Director, Capital and Regional Services with the Saskatchewan Ministry Health, and Executive Council and Office of the Premier as Assistant Deputy Minister, International Relations and Protocol.  Kari is currently a board member with the Canadian Light Source and Saskatchewan’s first tech incubator, Co.Labs.  In the fall of 2020, she was also appointed to the National IRAP Advisory Council. 

Kari holds a Master of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Business Administration, both from the University of Regina.