Director of Operations
Dr. Paul Hodgson joined the VIDO senior leadership team in 2006. He is responsible for national and international strategic partnerships, large scale funding, government relations and communication. Prior to joining VIDO, Dr. Hodgson managed several multi-million dollar projects funded by Genome Canada and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and worked in business development with Newfound Genomics Inc.
In addition to his role at VIDO Paul is a founding director and the corporate secretary of the Pan-Provincial Vaccine Enterprise (PREVENT) – a National Centre of Excellence in Commercialization and Research and is a member of Canada’s Vaccine Industry Committee. He was Chair of the United Way Science and Technology campaign in Saskatoon for 5 years and is the past Chair of the Board for Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Saskatoon and Area. A native of Ontario, Paul received his BSc and MSc in Pharmacology from Dalhousie University, his PhD in Medicine from Memorial University and his MBA in technology commercialization from the University of Alberta.