UBC alumni and professors make “Forty under 40” list

UBC had a strong showing in Business in Vancouver’s annual “Forty under 40” awards, with 11 alumni and professors recognized by the magazine for their achievements in business.

They include: Gina Arses (Klein Systems Group Ltd; B.Comm), Chris Bennett (David LLP; LLB), Jacqueline Griffiths (British Columbia Public School Employers’ Association; B.Comm), Paul Haagenson (Live Nation Canada; B.Comm), Carlo De Mello (KPMG LLP; B.Comm), Brian Kwon (Orthopaedic surgeon, VGH; PhD in neuroscience and orthopaedics), Brian Smith (Building Opportunities with Business; MA, Planning), Jeffrey Guise (CC&L Private Capital, BA); Jason McLean (McLean Group of Companies; LLB).

Also featured were Prof. James Tansey, co-founder of Offsetters Clean Technology Inc., as well as alumnus and Assoc. Prof. David Granville, founder and CSO of vIDA Therapeutics Inc.

For more information, visit http://www.biv.com/40under40/2009.asp