PFM Executive Search is thrilled to announce that Doug Thorpe-Dorward has accepted the role as Managing Director, Faculty Relations and Support Services at The University of British Columbia (UBC), effective April 27, 2020.
Doug is an experienced labour lawyer and workplace investigator whose career highlights include: Executive Director, Faculty Relations, Simon Fraser University; Chief Staff Officer of the SFU Faculty Association; Board Member of the Parole Board of Canada; Membership Services Officer for the Academic Staff Association, University of Alberta; and legal counsel to the BC Teacher’s Federation.
This is an expanded role in the Human Resources leadership team. The Managing Director, Faculty Relations and Support Services oversees both Faculty Relations and Housing & Relocation Services.
PFM Executive Search is recognized as a national leader in recruiting senior officials to progressive post-secondary institutions. Our firm is known for creating an inclusive and transparent facilitation procedure with stakeholders and partner groups, ensuring a fair and open selection process that brings forward a diverse slate of qualified candidates for senior academic and non-academic roles.