David Moorman

Role: Senior Policy Advisor

David Moorman is a science policy expert with over twenty years of experience working for Government of Canada research granting agencies, including positions as the Director, Policy and Planning and Senior Advisor at the Canada Foundation for Innovation and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

Dr. Moorman has extensive experience developing and implementing S&T policies. As the CFI’s Senior Advisor, Dr. Moorman assisted with the development and planning of new research infrastructure support programs and related policies. Dr. Moorman was specifically responsible for the drafting of strategic plans, implementation strategies, corporate plans, and a variety of policy statements. He also advised the CFI senior management team on S&T policy, recent developments in science and new directions in research funding programs, both domestic and international. Dr. Moorman represented the CFI in various fora, both domestic and international, and organized a number of conferences, workshops, and consultations.

Dr. Moorman holds a Ph.D in Canadian History from the University of Ottawa. He has extensive experience in international S&T affairs, including working with the OECD, various national research support agencies and with the European Commission on common issues related to science policy and research support programs.