Frances Westley

Frances Westley

The J.W. McConnell chair in social innovation

Frances Westley joined the University of Waterloo as the J.W. McConnell Chair in social innovation in July 2007. In this capacity she is one of the principle leads in a Canada wide initiative in social innovation, Social Innovation Generation (SiG) a cross sectoral partnership to build capacity for social innovation in Canada funded by the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, University of Waterloo and the Ontario government. 

Dan McCarthy

Dan McCarthy

Director

Dan McCarthy is the Director of the Waterloo Institute of Social Innovation and Resilience (WISIR), and the  Associate Director, Undergraduate Studies, as well as an assistant professor in the School of Environment, Resource and Sustainability  at the University of Waterloo.

Steve Quilley

Stephen Quilley

Associate director

Stephen Quilley is the Associate director of the Waterloo Institute for Social Innovation and Resilience as well as an associate professor of the School of Environment, Resource and Sustainability in the Department of Environment at the University of Waterloo. 

Visit Dr. Quilley's blog: Navigators of the Anthropocene 

Sean Geobey

Sean Geobey

Director of academic programs

Sean Geobey is the Director of academic programs for the Waterloo Institute for Social Innovation and Resilience as well as an Assistant Professor in the