Media Contacts

The Media Relations team on UBC’s Vancouver campus provides prompt access to faculty experts, important UBC stories and media resources. Team members specialize in assigned academic areas of the university.

A searchable online database of UBC faculty experts is available here.

Note: The contacts listed on this page are for media inquiries only. Please address all other inquiries to 604-822-2211 or find contact information for other UBC units here.

For general media inquiries: 604-UBC-NEWS [604-822-6397]

For after-hours urgent media calls ONLY: 604-822-3131

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UBC Vancouver Media Relations contacts


Kurt Heinrich
Senior Director
Tel: 604-822-2064
Matthew Ramsey
Director of University Affairs
Tel: 604-827-0781
Cell: 604-518-5835

  • Students
Peter Meiszner
Senior Digital Strategist
Tel: 604-827-5781
Thandi Fletcher
Senior Media Relations Specialist
Tel: 604-822-2234

  • Medicine
  • School of Population and Public Health
Erik Rolfsen
Media Relations Specialist
Tel: 604-822-2644
Cell: 604-209-3048

  • Arts (economics, political science, psychology, geography)
  • Athletics
  • Equity
  • Land and Food Systems
  • Library
  • Kinesiology
  • Learning Exchange
  • Peter A. Allard School of Law
  • Indigenous initiatives

Lou Corpuz-Bosshart
Media Relations Specialist
Tel: 604-822-2048

  • Applied Science (architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, nursing, planning)
  • Forestry
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Sustainability
Wan Yee Lok
Media Relations Specialist
Tel: 604.822.4549

  • Business (UBC Sauder School of Business)
  • Dentistry
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Research and Innovation
  • Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Sachi Wickramasinghe
Multimedia Specialist
Tel: 604-822-4636

  • Science
  • Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries
  • Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability
  • Michael Smith Laboratories
  • Beaty Biodiversity Museum
  • Video and multimedia
Pearlie Davison
Admin Coordinator
Tel: 604-822-6170

  • Media training

UBC Okanagan Media Contacts

Bud Mortenson
Director, University Relations
Tel: 250-807-9255
Cell: 250-864-3385
Nathan Skolski
Associate Director, University Relations
Tel: 250-807-9926
Cell: 778-628-3093
Patty Wellborn
Assistant Communications Coordinator
Tel: 250-807-8463
Cell: 250-317-0293