President, Institute for Knowledge Mobilization
Peter Norman Levesque is President at the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization, Executive Programs Lecturer at the University of Ottawa, and a strategic and executive counsel to a broad range of organization, governments, and professional associations. He helped design and implement the ground-breaking Community-University Research Alliances at the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. He founded the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum, the Knowledge Mobilization Summer School Program, and the Leaders Roundtable. He is currently involved in building sister programs in the United Kingdom and Colombia. His professional and volunteer work is considered innovative and broad-based. He currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Curriculum Services Canada, Learnography, and the My Class Needs Foundation. He serves on the Executive of the Board of the Network Centre of Excellence on Cyber-security, SERNE-RISQ and on the Board of the Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse. His studies include Biochemistry, Sociology, Economics, Public Administration, Population Health, Volunteer Administration, Evidence-based Medicine, and Adult Learning and Development. Peter is a Knight of the Order of St. John. He lives in Ottawa with his extended family and assorted animals. He is an avid skier, motorcyclist, hiker, nature and architectural photographer, published poet, and high-mileage traveler.