The Media Relations and University Affairs teams 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.

If you are unsure which media relations specialist to contact for your story, please email  and we will direct your enquiry to the appropriate person.

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

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310-6251 Cecil Green Park Road
Vancouver, B.C., Canada V6T 1Z1

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

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Media Relations Leadership

Kurt Heinrich
Senior Director
Tel: 604-822-2064

University Affairs

For inquiries related to university administration.

Matthew Ramsey
Director of University Affairs
Tel: 604-827-0781
Cell: 604-518-5835

  • COVID-19
  • IT
  • IRP
  • University Counsel
  • VP HR
  • VP Students

Thandi Fletcher
Senior Media Strategist
Tel: 604-822-2234
Cell: 604-868-0896

  • Board of Governors
  • Development and Alumni Engagement
  • Provost
  • UBC Connects
  • VP External (Government Relations, Community Engagement, Ceremonies and Events, and Campus and Community Planning)
  • VP Health
  • VPRI

Lui Xia Lee
Communications Coordinator
Tel: 604-827-5781

Faculty Media Relations

Team members specialize in assigned academic areas of the university.

Clare Hamilton-Eddy
Director, Media Relations, on leave

Erik Rolfsen
Senior Media Relations Specialist
Tel: 604-822-2644
Cell: 604-209-3048

  • Arts
  • Dentistry
  • Library
  • Medicine
  • School of Population and Public Health

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

  • Applied Science (engineering, nursing, community and regional planning, architecture and landscape architecture)
  • Forestry
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Sustainability

Sachintha Wickramasinghe
Media Relations Specialist
Tel: 604-822-4549

  • Arts
  • Sauder School of Business
  • Education
  • Equity & Inclusion
  • Indigenous
  • Kinesiology
  • Land and Food Systems
  • Library

Alex Walls
Media Relations Specialist
Tel: 604-822-4636
Tel: 778-984-6173

  • Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
  • Peter A. Allard School of Law
  • Science
  • Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute
  • UBC Botanical Garden

Digital and Social Media

Peter Meiszner
Senior Digital Strategist, on leave

Administrative Support

Pearlie Davison
Administrative Coordinator
Tel: 604-822-6170

Ayomide Gbadamosi
Communications Assistant
Tel: 604-822-6397

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