DR ANDREW SINCLAIR

Dr. ANDREW SINCLAIR

Manager of the Ontario Regional Office at NSERC
(CAN)

Biography

Dr. Sinclair recently joined NSERC as the Manager of the Ontario Regional Office. He has significant knowledge of government programs supporting R&D. Prior to NSERC, for 5 years, he was the CEO of a start-up, OtoSim Inc, taking it from an idea to sales of over $10M. At the same time, he taught Entrepreneurship in the Engineering School at McMaster. Prior to that, for 5 years, he held senior roles at MaRS Innovation, an NSERC-CECR, where he was involved in spinning out a number of start-up companies. Two decades of his career was spent at ORTECH/Bodycote, a contract testing and R&D organization where, for the last decade he was VP, leading labs in Montreal, Toronto, Chicago and Los Angeles. He started his career at Ecoplastics (small company R&D) and the Xerox Research Centre (large company R&D). He received a B.Sc. (1981) and Ph.D.(1986) in Chemistry from the University of Toronto.