Edward Taylor joined the IR2Dx Canada Board of Directors in June 2013. He has over 30 years of general management experience in finance, management accounting, information systems and human resources. During his 13 years as Chief Financial Officer for Oncothyreon/Biomira, he raised over $300 million in public offerings in Canada and the U.S. using a variety of financial vehicles. From 1989 to 1995, Mr. Taylor served as a key member of a four-man management team, and as Vice President, Administration of Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries, an international joint venture formed to build and operate a $1.3 billion pulp mill facility in north Central Alberta. The operating mill employed over 1,100 people. Earlier, he worked with Crestbrook Forest Industries for over 12 years in various financial positions. Mr. Taylor served as a Board Member of the British Columbia Institute of Technology for ten years, including one year as Chairman, and was an elected Public School Trustee for six years. He also was on the Board of Governor’s Audit Committee of the University of Alberta. He currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors of Ceapro Inc., a publicly traded biotech company.
Mr. Taylor earned a CGA degree from the University of British Columbia, and graduated from the Stanford Executive Business Program at Stanford University. He’s a Certified General Accountant, and a member of the Certified General Accountants Association of Alberta, Canada.