Dick Bourgeois-Doyle is Director of Corporate Governance at the National Research Council of Canada (NRC).
Dick Bourgeois-Doyle is Director of Corporate Governance at the National Research Council of Canada (NRC). In this role, he has management responsibility for the secretariat to the NRC Council and senior executive as well as for ethics policies and administrative support involving human subjects research, animal care, conflict of interest, and disclosures of wrongdoing as well as research integrity. He has also been involved in a number of special projects since joining the NRC Executive Offices in 1987. He previously served as Chief Policy Advisor and Chief of Staff to the Canadian Minister of Science and Technology and to the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans. Prior to joining the federal government, Bourgeois-Doyle was a start-up manager of successful technology and public relations firms. A former broadcaster and journalist, Bourgeois-Doyle has contributed to many articles, TV features, and radio programs on science history and is the author of the biographies George J. Klein: the Great Inventor and Her Daughter, the Engineer: the Life of Elsie Gregory MacGill. He is also the Editor of Renaissance II: Canadian Creativity and Innovation in the New Millennium.