M.B.A., is the President and CEO of the Brain Canada Foundation and NeuroScience Canada Partnership (known collectively as “Brain Canada”), a position she has held since 2001. Brain Canada is a national non-profit organization that supports brain research. In 2006, NeuroScience Canada received The Conference Board of Canada/Spencer Stuart National Awards in Governance award in the non-for-profit category. In 2011, the Government of Canada committed $100 million in matched funding to establish a public-private partnership, the Canada Brain Research Fund. From 2007 to 2012, Inez was also the Executive Director of the Graham Boeckh Foundation, a private family foundation that supports research and programs in the area of mental health; and Senior Investment Analyst with Boeckh Investments Inc. Prior to these appointments, Inez worked for ten years in public relations, communications, marketing and fundraising. Active in her community, Inez has volunteered with a number of organizations. She is currently a mentor with the McGill MBA program and serves on the board of Equitas—International Centre for Human Rights Education, and is a member of the Executive Committee. Inez holds a BA and MA in English Literature, and an MBA from McGill University. She has also completed the McGill-McConnell Master’s Program (Master’s of Management) for National Voluntary Sector Leaders. Inez is a member of the Economic Development and Public Finance committee of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, a member of the Association of Quebec Women in Finance, and a member of the International Women’s Forum. She is on the board of the McGill University Alumni Association, serving as Treasurer and member of the Executive Committee and member of the Nominating and Governance Committee. In 2007, Inez was named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100
by the Women’s Executive Network, in the “Trailblazers and Trendsetters Category”.