Our Leadership

Our Leadership

Our focus is to achieve our mission and fulfill our vision.
That’s what drives us.

Our focus is to achieve our mission and fulfill our vision.
That’s what drives us.

Richard Glickman, PhD
CHAIRMAN
Richard Glickman, PhD

Dr. Richard M. Glickman is one of Canada’s best known and most successful healthcare entrepreneurs. He is a co-founder and the chairman of Aurinia Pharma Corp., the founding Chairman of the Board of Essa Pharmaceuticals Inc., and is Chairman of the Board of enGene Inc. Previous roles include; co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Aspreva Pharmaceuticals and co-founder and CEO of StressGen Biotechnologies Corporation.  Dr. Glickman also serves on the Boards of Vigil Health Solutions Inc and Cardiome Pharma Corp.

In addition to his corporate roles, Dr. Glickman has served on numerous biotechnology and community boards including Life Sciences B.C., the Canadian Genetic Disease Network, and the federal government’s National Biotechnology Advisory Committee.  In 2004, Dr. Glickman received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and British Columbia’s Top 40 under 40 Award for Entrepreneurs.

Dr. Glickman holds a B.Sc. in Microbiology and Immunology from the McGill University.

Richard Glickman, PhD
CHAIRMAN
Richard Glickman, PhD

Dr. Richard M. Glickman is one of Canada’s best known and most successful healthcare entrepreneurs. He is a co-founder and the chairman of Aurinia Pharma Corp., the founding Chairman of the Board of Essa Pharmaceuticals Inc., and is Chairman of the Board of enGene Inc. Previous roles include; co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Aspreva Pharmaceuticals and co-founder and CEO of StressGen Biotechnologies Corporation.  Dr. Glickman also serves on the Boards of Vigil Health Solutions Inc and Cardiome Pharma Corp.

In addition to his corporate roles, Dr. Glickman has served on numerous biotechnology and community boards including Life Sciences B.C., the Canadian Genetic Disease Network, and the federal government’s National Biotechnology Advisory Committee.  In 2004, Dr. Glickman received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and British Columbia’s Top 40 under 40 Award for Entrepreneurs.

Dr. Glickman holds a B.Sc. in Microbiology and Immunology from the McGill University.