James Hammond

Role: Director of Public Affairs

James is responsible for advising the EVP, CEO, and U15 Canada’s Board on public affairs issues affecting U15 Canada institutions and the Canadian research ecosystem, including supporting U15’s activities in government relations and communications.

Before joining U15 Canada, James worked as a Senior Government Relations Officer with Universities Canada and as a legislative assistant to several Members of Parliament in the House of Commons.

He holds an MA from the University of British Columbia and a BA from Durham University in the United Kingdom.