Vice President, Health
Reg Joseph has 15 years of experience in the biotechnology and high technology sectors. He has worked with large publicly traded firms, start-ups and the investment banking industry. As the former chief executive officer of Metabolomic Technologies Inc. (MTI), an Edmonton-based diagnostics firm, the company secured a multi-million dollar commercial distribution deal for its flagship product PolpyDx™ in the U.S. The company also received the Frost & Sullivan Technology Leadership Award in 2014 and was declared the University of Alberta’s Start-up of the year in 2013.
Reg’s prior experience also includes serving as an equity research analyst with Boston-based Leerink Swann & Co., where he covered the life science tools sector. He also spent four years at US-based Invitrogen Corp (now Thermo Fisher) in a variety of roles including licensing, product development, acquisitions and integration.
Reg has served in a variety of C-level and board positions with local medical technology-based start-ups. He currently serves on the Board of BioTalent Canada as Treasurer and Chair of Finance Committee. He also sits on BioAlberta’s policy committee and serves as President of the Board for the Seniors Association of Greater Edmonton (SAGE). He has a B.Sc. in Physiology and an MBA in Finance.
Reg enjoys hiking and scrambling. He has summited Africa’s Mount Kilamanjaro and Mount Chokai in Japan. He also likes to ski with his family and travel. His trip highlights include Tuktoyaktuk, Sendai in Japan and Dars Es Salam in Tanzania.