Jackie works with professors and companies to match interests for the purpose of collaborative research and commercialization projects in the fields of aerospace, defense, manufacturing, construction, and electronic and electrical equipment. This includes identifying appropriate government funding and facilitating agreements, contracts, and project proposals for funding applications.
Jackie has more than 15 years of professional multidisciplinary experience in the aerospace industry. She has managed large scale projects with cross-functional and international teams, including the development of a specialized data acquisition system for testing gas turbine engines and the design of a personal jet. Jackie has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Carleton University, a master’s in business administration from the University of Ottawa, is PMI PMP certified, and is a registered professional engineer in Ontario.