About the COI Committee

The Conflict of Interest Committee:

The University has convened a committee of academics and administrators from across the university to provide guidance on issues related to Policy 97.

The committee:

  • assesses disclosures and issues brought forward by the University
  • audits a percentage of declarations submitted each year
  • serves as the final avenue for appeal for decisions related to Conflicts of Interest

Committee Membership 2019-20

Leon Getz, Q.C., Chair of Committee
John Ries, Senior Associate Dean, Research, Sauder School of Business
Mario Kasapi, Associate Director, University-Industry Liaison Office
Deborah Money, Executive Vice-Dean, Faculty of Medicine
Michael Shakespeare, Executive Director, Finance & Operations, Faculty of Medicine
Laura Patterson, Senior Instructor, School of Engineering Sciences, UBC Okanagan
Rosie Redfield, Professor, Zoology, Faculty of Science
Carlos Teixeira, Professor, Geography, Irving K. Barber School of Arts & Sciences
Dominique Weis, Canadian Research Chair Tier I, Royal Society of Canada Director, Pacific Centre for Isotopic and Geochemical Research, Earth and Ocean Sciences, Faculty of Science
Sandra Woolley, Senior Audit Manager, Internal Audit
Laura Sly, Associate Dean, Academic, Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Tim Xue, Ph.D. Student, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

If you have any questions about the Conflict of Interest Committee, please contact the Conflict of Interest Administrator at conflict.of.interest@ubc.ca or 604-822-8623.