The Faculty of Engineering Advancement Board (FAB) is the chief external advancement group to the Dean of Engineering. The members offer guidance and counsel regarding the Faculty’s long range planning, its interactions with external constituencies and fundraising. Based on their outside perspective and broad expertise, the members are expected to:
provide strategic and tactical advice
serve as key ambassadors in promoting the mission and goals of McGill and, in particular, McGill Engineering
cultivate and enlist financial support for the Faculty of Engineering through personal or professional contacts
provide personal philanthropic support to the Faculty on an annual basis.
The current Chair of the Faculty of Engineering’s FAB group is alumnus Fil Papich. All members serve for 3 year terms.
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Current Members of the FAB
Managing Director, Office of Strategic Affairs
The Crown Prince Court
E. Bruce Allan
Principal & Senior Partner
Chairman and President
ID Ventures America, LLC
Director, Grants and Organizational Learning
McCall MacBain Foundation
CEO and Chairman of the Board, Centre d’entreprises et d’innovation de Montréal (CEIM)
Chairman of the Board, HEC Montréal
Head of Customer Support and Head of Engineering
C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership (CSALP)
Pasquale Di Pierro
CEO & President
Fonex Data Systems Inc.
Perkins Eastman Architects
Founder and CEO
McKinsey & Company (Boston)
Managing Director & Portfolio Manager
Jarislowsky, Fraser Ltd.
Ram Panda (Emeritus Member)
Filip Papich (Chair)
Managing Director, Co-Head | Global Trade & Banking
BMO Capital Markets
Salzburg Investments Inc.
Dr. John Saabas
Head of Engineering and Technology
STS Systems Inc.
Lorne Trottier (Emeritus Member)
Matrox Graphics Inc.
Walsh Automation Inc., Forensic Technology Inc.