News Release

CCA Welcomes Two New Members to its Board of Directors

The Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) is pleased to announce the appointments of Soheil Asgarpour, PhD, P.Eng, FCAE, and Sue Molloy, PhD, P.Eng., to its Board of Directors.

Soheil Asgarpour, PhD, P.Eng., FCAE, is President of the Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada and President-Elect of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. Dr. Asgarpour has over 35 years of technical, business, and operations experience in the oil and gas industry, and several private and not-for-profit organizations.

Sue Molloy, P.Eng., is founder and CEO of Glas Ocean Electric, a Nova Scotia-based company that converts marine vessels to electric power to reduce emissions and provide vehicle-to-grid opportunities. Dr. Molloy is also an Adjunct Professor at Dalhousie University and specializes in sustainable ocean engineering research and education.

“We are delighted to welcome both Soheil Asgarpour and Sue Molloy to CCA’s Board. We look forward to the important contributions they will make during their terms,” said David A. Dodge, O.C., FRSC, Chair, CCA Board of Directors.

Departing from the Board is Eddy Isaacs, FCAE, President, Eddy Isaacs, Inc.; Strategic Advisor, Engineering, University of Alberta.

The CCA’s Board of Directors is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the organization, ensuring fulfillment of the CCA’s mandate and oversight of the CCA’s operations.