Meet the Leadership Team

The Office of the Vice President Finance & Operations team provides integrated strategic leadership and manages the many units in the Office portfolio. Together, the portfolio provides the University with prudent financial and operational stewardship, and ensures UBC’s reputation as a world-class institution.

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Vice President, Finance & Operations

Andrew Simpson

As one of the world’s leading universities, it’s important to me that we provide an open and transparent window to our financial and operational performance.

This site delivers an overview of the portfolio as well as financial and operational information to help you understand the vital role that Finance & Operations plays in making UBC extraordinary for us all.

To catch our latest highlights and activities, visit our News section.

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Contact Me: vp.finops@ubc.ca | 604 822 2823


Ian Burgess


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Trish Pekeles

Executive Director, Financial Operations

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Ron Holton

Chief Risk Officer

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Karyn Magnusson

Managing Director, Building Operations

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John Metras

Managing Director, Infrastructure Development

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David Woodson

Managing Director, Energy & Water Services

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Office of the VP Finance & Operations

Tammy Brimner

Director, Office of the VP Finance & Operations

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Chris Freek

Senior Manager, VP Finance & Operations Communications

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Patrizia Todaro

Director, Human Resources

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Okanagan Campus

Robert Einarson

Associate Vice-President Finance & Operations, Okanagan

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